Rhodophyllis peltata Grunow 1874
Rhodophyllis peltata Grunow 1874: 34
Published in: Grunow, A. (1874). Algen der Fidschi-, Tonga- und Samoa-Inseln, gesammelt von Dr. E. Graeffe> Erste Folge: Phaeosporeae, Fucoideae und Florideae. Journal des Museum Godeffroy 3: 23-50.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodophyllis is Rhodophyllis bifida (J.V.Lamouroux) Kützing.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Tongatapu, Tonga; (Silva & al. 1996: 286)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), target-shaped.
This is a marine species.
Created: 16 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 23 August 2011
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 August 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 June 2023