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Fernandosiphonia nana A.J.K.Millar

Publication details
Fernandosiphonia nana A.J.K.Millar 1990: 439, fig. 62 d-e

Published in: Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fernandosiphonia is Fernandosiphonia unilateralis Levring.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus nanus (A.J.K.Millar) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Australia: New South Wales: Muttonbird Island, Coffs Harbour (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: 27.viii.1980; MELU AM752 (: 10). Notes: Collector: A.J.K.Millar 752 (INA).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 March 2019.

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