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Cladosiphon vermicularis (J.Agardh) Kylin

Publication details
Cladosiphon vermicularis (J.Agardh) Kylin 1940: 30, pl. 5: fig. 12

Published in: Kylin, H. (1940). Die Phaeophyceenordnung Chordariales. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 36(9): 1-67, 30 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cladosiphon is Cladosiphon mediterraneus K├╝tzing.

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

Basionym
Bactrophora vermicularis J.Agardh

Type information
Lectotype locality: Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 617). Type: Harvey; Herb. Agardh, LD 46202 (Womersley 1987: 122). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Kylin (1940: 30) for more information on the lectotype locality of this species. Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 91 (Womersely (1987)).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bactrophora vermicularis J.Agardh 1882

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Castagnea vermicularis (Harvey) Kuckuck 1929

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Key references
Sanson, M., Martin, M.J. & Reyes, J. (2006). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Cladosiphon contortus, C. occidentalis and C. cymodoceae sp. nov. (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) from the Canary Islands. Phycologia 45: 529-545.

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