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Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Capreolia

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Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley
Davenport Creek (near Ceduna), South Australia. 13 Dec 2012. John West. © John West (jwest@unimelb.edu.au).

Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley
Lorne, Victoria, Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; mat with Hormosira. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley
Capreolia implexa, Wineglass Bay, Tasmania; on mussels. 04 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley
Capreolia implexa, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley
Capreolia implexa, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley
Capreolia implexa, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley
Capreolia implexa, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley
Capreolia implexa, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley
Capreolia implexa, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

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Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley Capreolia implexa, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Capreolia implexa Guiry & Womersley 1993: 267, figs 1-7, 9-18

Published in: Guiry, M.D. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1993). Capreolia implexa gen. et sp. nov. in Australia and New Zealand (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta); an intertidal red alga with an unusual life history. Phycologia 32: 266-277.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Capreolia.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), entangled, entwined, interwoven, interlaced (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Most common in the mid eulittoral, on open rock in sheltered and moderately rough-water situations, and in shade on rough-water coasts; also found on Avicennia pneumatophores and lower trunks; commonly grows on mussels or on limpets, and may occur in shaded upper eulittoral situations where wave-wash is slight; on horizontal rock on coasts of moderate wave action may cover extensive areas of the lower eulittoral (Guiry & Womersley 1993: 270).

Type information
Type locality: Sandringham, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia (Guiry & Womersley 1993: 268). Holotype: Guiry (culture no. 702); 15 May 1988; Moist, shaded, upper eulittoral rock. MELU A37758 (Guiry & Womersley 1993: 267, 268). Notes: Isotype: AD (A58701).

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

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Guiry, M.D. (1994). Order Gelidiales Kylin 1923: 132. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 118-142. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Created: 15 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1993). Capreolia implexa gen. et sp. nov. in Australia and New Zealand (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta); an intertidal red alga with an unusual life history. Phycologia 32: 266-277.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 December 2018.

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