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Mychodea membranacea Hooker fil. & Harvey

Publication details
Mychodea membranacea Hooker fil. & Harvey 1847: 408

Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1847). Algae tasmanicae: being a catalogue of the species of algae collected on the shores of Tasmania by Ronald Gunn, Esq., Dr. Heannerett, Mrs. Smith, Dr. Lyall and Dr. J.D. Hooker; with characters of the new species. London Journal of Botany 6: 397-417.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mychodea is Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey.

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

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Acanthococcus gracilaria Sonder 1853

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: George Town, Mr Gunn [Georgetown, Tasmania, Australia] (Hooker & Harvey 1847: 408). Lectotype: Mr Gunn; TCD 0001833 (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 234). Notes: "isolecto: TCD 0001831" (Kraft & Sunders 2017: 234).

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Key references
Kraft, G.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2017). Mychodea and the Mychodeaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) revisited: molecular analyses shed light on interspecies relationships in Australia's largest endemic genus and family. Australian Systematic Botany 30: 230-258, 16 figs.

Kraft, G.T. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Mychodeaceae Kylin 1932: 62. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 450-470. Canberra:

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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