Bifurcaria bifurcata R.Ross 1958

Bifurcaria bifurcata R.Ross

Current name: Bifurcaria bifurcata R.Ross
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; upper-shore pools; fertile recpetacles - 25 March 2005. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Bifurcaria bifurcata R.Ross 1958: 754

Published in: Ross, R. (1958). The type species of Bifurcaria Stackhouse. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 55: 753-754.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bifurcaria is Bifurcaria tuberculata Stackhouse.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: "Prope St Ives in Cornubia" (St Ives, Cornwall, England); (Stackhouse 1809)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), bifurcate.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 October 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 03 March 2024

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