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Arthrocardia wardii (Harvey) Areschoug

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Genus Arthrocardia

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Arthrocardia wardii (Harvey) Areschoug
Longnose Point, New South Wales. G.J.Edgar. © G.J.Edgar.

 

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Arthrocardia wardii (Harvey) Areschoug Longnose Point, New South Wales
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Publication details
Arthrocardia wardii (Harvey) Areschoug 1852: 551-552

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Arthrocardia is Arthrocardia corymbosa (Lamarck) Decaisne.

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

Basionym
Amphiroa wardii Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip, Victoria (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 295). Holotype: Mallard; TCD (Womersley & Johansen 1996: 295).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphiroa wardii Harvey 1849
Cheilosporum wardii (Harvey) De Toni 1905

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphiroa mallardiae Harvey 1849
Arthrocardia mallardiae (Harvey) Areschoug 1852
Cheilosporum mallardiae (Harvey) De Toni 1905

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Predominantly a low-light plant, with most collections from 3-22 m deep or from shaded upper sublittoral regions; however, several collections from just below low tide level are known (Womersley & Johansen in Womersley 1996: 295).

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Key references
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.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Corallinoideae (Areschoug) Foslie 1908: 19. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 288-317. Adelaide & Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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