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Penicillus nodulosus (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Udoteaceae
Genus Penicillus

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Penicillus nodulosus (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Publication details
Penicillus nodulosus (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville 1830: 516

Published in: Blainville, H.M.D. de (1830). Zoophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, Levrault 60: 1-546, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Penicillus is Penicillus capitatus Lamarck.

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

Basionym
Nesaea nodulosa J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Type locality: Moluccas, Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 881).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with swellings, noduled, nodular, or with small nodules .

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nesaea nodulosa J.V.Lamouroux 1824

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Penicillus arbuscula Montagne 1842

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Kooistra, W.H.C.F. (2002). Molecular phylogenies of Udoteaceae (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) reveal nonmonophyly for Udotea, Penicillus and Chlorodesmis. Phycologia 41: 453-462.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

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