Rhodophyta (Red/Brown Algae)

 

Class: Florideophyceae

Order: Ceramiales

Family: Delesseriaceae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Phycodrina elegans Setchell & Gardner, 1937 - 1977 Galápagos Islands, Ecuador "Missing"
Vanvoorstia bennettiana (Harvey) Papenfuss, 1956 Bennett's seaweed October 1886 Port Jackson, N.S.W., Australia Extinct

 

Order: Corallinales

Family: Hapalidiaceae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Lithothamnion superpositum Foslie, 1900 - - Western Atlantic Ocean Rediscovered

 

Order: Gracilariales

Family: Gracilariaceae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Gracilaria skottsbergii Taylor, 1945 - 1934 Galápagos Islands, Ecuador "Missing"

 

Order: Nemaliales

Family: Galaxauraceae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Galaxaura barbata R.Chou ex W.R.Taylor, 1945 - 10 Oct. 1963 Galápagos Islands, Ecuador "Missing"

 

 

Class: Phaeophyceae

Order: Desmarestiales

Family: Desmarestiaceae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Desmarestia tropica Taylor, 1945 Tropical acidweed 1972 Galápagos Islands, Ecuador "Missing"

 

Order: Dictyotales

Family: Dictyotaceae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Dictyota galapagensis (Farlow) De Clerck, 2006 - 1974 Galápagos Islands, Ecuador "Missing"
Spatoglossum schmittii Taylor, 1945 - 1978 Galápagos Islands, Ecuador "Missing"

 

Order: Fucales

Family: Fucaceae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Cystoseira montagnei J.Agardh, 1842 - - Algeria Rediscovered
Family: Sargassaceae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Bifurcaria galapagensis Piccone & Grunow, 1964 Galápagos stringweed February 1983 Galápagos Islands, Ecuador "Missing"

 

Order: Sporochnales

Family: Sporochnaceae
Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status
Nereia lophocladia J. Agardh, 1897 - - Australia (eastern) Rediscovered