Bifurcaria bifurcata R.Ross 1958

Bifurcaria bifurcata R.Ross

Bifurcaria bifurcata R.RossBarizo, Galicia, Spain, 2015Ignacio Bárbara (

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: 10 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 August 2022

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