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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRalfsia fungiformis (Gunnerus) Setchell & N.L.Gardner, 1924 
AphiaID: 144997

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterokonta (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOchrophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaeista (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnista (Infraphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucistia (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaeophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRalfsiales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRalfsiaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRalfsia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRalfsia fungiformis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRalfsia Berkeley, 1843
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRalfsia Berkeley, 1843
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus fungiformis Gunnerus, 1772
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus fungiformis Gunnerus, 1772
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRalfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley, 1843
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZonaria deusta C.Agardh, 1817
Sources  basis of record Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (28 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (12 nucleotides; 10 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:76545 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet photosynthetic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Long Island Sound to Strait of Belle Isle [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat tide pools, low littoral and sublittoral to 20 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Brown colour results from the dominance of the xanthophyll fucoxanthin; this masks the other pigments, Chlorophyll a and c (no chlorophyll b), beta-carotene and other xanthophylls. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction general for group: most brown algae have an alternation of haploid and dioploid generations; The haploid thalli form isogamous, anisogamous or oogamous gametes and the diploid thalli form zoospores by meiosis. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:144997
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Ralfsia fungiformis (Gunnerus) Setchell & N.L.Gardner, 1924. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=144997 on 2016-08-24
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