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Halopeltis cuneata (Harvey) G.W.Saunders

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Rhodymeniaceae
Genus Halopeltis

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Halopeltis cuneata (Harvey) G.W.Saunders

 

Publication details
Halopeltis cuneata (Harvey) G.W.Saunders 2010: 658

Published in: Saunders, G.W. & McDonald, B. (2010). DNA barcoding reveals multiple overlooked Australian species of the red algal order Rhodymeniales (Florideophyceae), with resurrection of Halopeltis J. Agardh and description of Pseudohalopeltis gen. nov. Botany 88: 639-667, 73 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Halopeltis is Acropeltis australis J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Rhodymenia cuneata Harvey

Type information
Type locality: East coast, Tasmania (Womersley 1996: 85). Holotype: Gunn; Herb. Harvey, TCD (Womersley 1996: 85).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wedge-shaped (Brown 1956).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia cuneata Harvey 1859
Epymenia cuneata (Harvey) J.Agardh 1892

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Epymenia halymenioides J.Agardh 1876
Rhodymenia halymenioides (J.Agardh) Womersley 1996

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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