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Ralfsia pusilla (Strömfelt) Foslie 1892

Publication details
Ralfsia pusilla (Strömfelt) Foslie 1892: 2 [264]

Published in: Foslie, M. (1892). Algological notices. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1892: 1-4 [263-266].
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ralfsia is Ralfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley.

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

Basionym
Stragularia pusilla Strömfelt

Type information
Type locality: Haugesund, Norway (Athanasiadis 1996: 193). Type: on Laminaria saccharina. S?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Stragularia pusilla Strömfelt 1888

Distributional notes
According to Fletcher (1987) this species is absent from the shores of Britain and Ireland. See Fletcher (1987, p. 244), who rejects a record from Scotland (Batters, 1892).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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