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Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Dumontiaceae
Genus Rhodopeltis

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Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey

 

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Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Publication details
Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey 1863: xxxviii, pl. 264

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1863). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 5. pp. [i]-x, v-lxxiii (Synoptic catalogue), Plates CCXLI-CCC (with text). London: Lovell Reeve.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodopeltis.

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

Basionym
Cruoria australis Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Womersley 1994: 166). Type: Harvey; TCD (Womersley 1994: 166).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cruoria australis Harvey 1855

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphiroa australis Sonder 1845
Litharthron australe (Sonder) Weber Bosse 1904

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Itono, H. & Yoshizaki, M. (1992). Female reproductive morphology and taxonomy of Rhodopeltis Harvey (Polyidaceae, Rhodophyta). I. R. australis Harvey and R. borealis Yamada. Reports of the Faculty of Sciences, Kagoshima University, Earth Sciences and Biology 25: 125-135, 35 figs.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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Itono, H. & Yoshizaki, M. (1992). Female reproductive morphology and taxonomy of Rhodopeltis Harvey (Polyidaceae, Rhodophyta). I. R. australis Harvey and R. borealis Yamada. Reports of the Faculty of Sciences, Kagoshima University, Earth Sciences and Biology 25: 125-135, 35 figs.

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