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Millepora fucorum Esper

Publication details
Millepora fucorum Esper 1796: 121; pl. Millep. XXIII: fig. 1

Published in: Esper, E.J.C. (1796). Fortsetzungen der Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. Lieferung 5. pp. 117-148, 16 plates [numbered by genus]. Nürnberg.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Millepora is .

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
growing attached to main axes of Gelidium capense and G. pteridifolium (Athanasiadis, 2017). - (1 Dec 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
emended species description (Athanasiadis, 2017: 562).

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Athanasiadis 2017: 556). Lectotype: Esper's original illustrations 1 and 4: a thallus attached to herbarium sheet A23013 (S), annotated "Tafelbay-Jan. 1846.-Wallgr" (epitype) (Athanasiadis 2017: 556, fig. 1).

Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2017). Capensia fucorum (Esper) gen. et comb. nov. (Mesophyllaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta), a hemiparasite on Gelidium from South Africa. Botanica Marina 60(5): 555-565.

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Verified by: 01 December 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 December 2017.

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