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Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft 1979

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Chondrieae
Genus Acanthophora

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Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Stauroneis gracilis Ehrenberg

Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft Heron Island, Queensland
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Publication details
Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft 1979: 128, figs 1-6, 18-24

Published in: Kraft, G.T. (1979). Transfer of the Hawaiian red alga Cladhymenia pacifica to the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 27: 123-135.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acanthophora is Acanthophora thierryi J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Basionym
Cladhymenia pacifica Setchell

Type information
Type locality: Arue point, Tahiti (South & Skelton 2003: 736). Holotype: Setchell; 27 June 1992 (sic =1922?); Reef. UC 261336 (de Jong, Hitipeuw & Prud'Homme van Reine 1999: 135). Notes: Setchell 5220.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cladhymenia pacifica Setchell 1926

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Jong, Y.S.D.M. de, Hitipeuw, C. & Prud'Homme van Reine, W.F. (1999). A taxonomic, phylogenetic and biogeographic study of the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Blumea 44: 217-249.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Yamagishi, Y., Masuda, M., Abe, T., Uwai, S., Kogame, K., Kawaguchi, S. & Phang, S.M. (2003). Taxonomic notes on marine algae from Malaysia. XI. Four species of Rhodophyceae. Botanica Marina 46: 534-547.

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Verified by: 17 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kraft, G.T. (1979). Transfer of the Hawaiian red alga Cladhymenia pacifica to the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 27: 123-135.

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