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Scytothamnus australis (J.Agardh) J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Scytothamnales
Family Splachnidiaceae
Genus Scytothamnus

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Scytothamnus australis (J.Agardh) J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Robinson Crusoe Island. 13 Feb 2014. © Erasmo Macaya Horta (emacaya@oceanografia.udec.cl).

 

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Scytothamnus australis (J.Agardh) J.D.Hooker & Harvey Robinson Crusoe Island
© Erasmo Macaya Horta (emacaya@oceanografia.udec.cl)

Publication details
Scytothamnus australis (J.Agardh) J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 531

Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae Novae Zelandiae; being a catalogue of all of the species of algae yet recorded as inhabiting the shores of New Zealand, with characters and brief descriptions of the new species discovered during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror" and of others communicated to Sir W. Hooker by D. Sinclair, the Rev. Colenso, and M. Raoul. London Journal of Botany 4: 521-551.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Scytothamnus.

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

Basionym
Chordaria australis J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand (Womersley 1987: 138). Type: Richard; Herb. Agardh, LD 46600 (Womersley 1987: 138).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chordaria australis J.Agardh 1841

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Tai, V., Lindstrom, S.C. & Saunders, G.W. (2001). Phylogeny of the Dumontiaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) and associated families based on SSU rDNA and internal transcribed spacer sequence data. Journal of Phycology 37: 184-196.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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References
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Brown, J.M.A. (1964). Preliminary studies on the ecology and physiology of Scytothamnus australis (J.Agardh) HK, et Harv.1985. Botanica Marina 6: 233-246.
Clayton, M.N. (1986). Culture studies on the life history of Scytothamnus australis and Scytothamnus fasciculatus (Phaeophyta) with electron microscope observations on sporogenesis and gametogenesis. British Phycological Journal 21: 371-386.
Clayton, M.N. (1986). Culture studies on the life history of Scytothamnus australis and Scytothamnus fasciculatus (Phaeophyta) with electron microscope observations on sporogenesis and gametogenesis. British Phycological Journal 21: 371-386.
Gibson, C.M. (1908). The morphology and systematic position of Scytothamnus australis. Journal of Botany, London 46: 137-141, 2 plates.
Naylor, M. (1956). A note on the life history of Scytothamnus australis H. & H.. New Phytologist 55: 386-388.
Price, I.R. (1969). The structure and classification of Scytothamnus australis (J. Ag.) Hooker and Harv. (Phaeophyta). Phyclogia 8: 37-41.
Price, I.R. (1969). The structure and classification of Scytothamnus australis (J. Agardh) J.D. Hooker et Harvey (Phaeophyta). Phycologia 8: 37-41, 2 figs.

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