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Laurencia ptychodes A.B.Cribb

Publication details
Laurencia ptychodes A.B.Cribb 1983: 124, pl. 40: figs 1, 2

Published in: Cribb, A.B. (1983). Marine algae of the southern Great Barrier Reef. Part 1. Rhodophyta. pp. 1-173, 71 pls. Brisbane: Australian Coral Reef Society.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Wilson Island, Capricornia Cays National Park, Queensland, Australia (Cribb 1983: 124). Holotype: A.B.Cribb; 11 May 1964; BRIU 567.7 (Metti, Huisman & Millar 2018: 526).

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Key references
Metti, Y. Huisman, J.M. & Millar, A.J.K. (2018). Laurencia. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 521-529. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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