Dilabifilum prostratum Broady & Ingerfeld 1993
Dilabifilum prostratum Broady & Ingerfeld 1993: 26, figs 1, 4, 5
Published in: Broady, P.A. & Ingerfeld, M. (1993). Three new species and a new record of chaetophoracean (Chlorophyta) algae from terrestrial habitats in Antarctica. European Journal of Phycology 28: 25-31, 9 figs.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dilabifilum is Dilabifilum arthropyreniae (Vischer & Klement) Tschermak-Woess.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Paulbroadya prostrata (Broady & Ingerfeld) Darienko & Pröschold.
Holotype locality: Cape Royds, Ross Island, Antarctica; (Broady & Ingerfeld 1993: 26) Holotype: P.A. Broady; 4 January 1985; from green epilithic crusts on rocks and stones; CHR; 401416 (Broady & Ingerfeld 1993: 26) Notes: Holotype number misprinted as 40416 (INA). Epitype (designated by Darienko & Pröschold 2017 in support of the iconotype): The authentic strain SAG 23.92 is permanently cryopreserved in a metabolically inactive state (cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen) in the SAG, University of Göttingen, German. Iconotype designated by Darienko & Pröschold 2017 as Broady & Ingerfeld (1993: fig. 1 a-c).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), prostrate.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 02 November 2019
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 November 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2023