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Phyllotricha varians (Sonder) R.R.M.Dixon & Huisman

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Phyllotricha


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Phyllotricha varians (Sonder) R.R.M.Dixon & Huisman
Gnarabup, Western Australia. 21 Jan 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.


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Phyllotricha varians (Sonder) R.R.M.Dixon & Huisman Gnarabup, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Phyllotricha varians (Sonder) R.R.M.Dixon & Huisman in Dixon et al. 2012: 1126

Published in: Dixon, R.R.M., Huisman, J.M., Buchanan, J., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Spencer, P. (2012). A morphological and molecular study of austral Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) supports the recognition of Phyllotricha at genus level, with further additions to the genus Sargassopsis. Journal of Phycology 48(5): 1119-1129.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllotricha is Phyllotricha sonderi (J.Agardh) Areschoug.

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

Sargassum varians Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (probably near Fremantle) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 705). Type: Preiss; MEL 30182 (Womersley 1987: 426). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1954b: 350) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum varians Sonder 1845

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum varians Sonder)
Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Phillips 1995), South Australia (Womersley 1987), Tasmania (Womersley 1987), Victoria (Womersley 1987), Western Australia (Womersley 1987, Goldberg & Huisman 2004, Dixon et al. 2012).

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