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Plocamium dilatatum J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Plocamiales
Family Plocamiaceae
Genus Plocamium

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Plocamium dilatatum J.Agardh
Butts Reef, Huon River, Tasmania; depth:12 m; det. C. Sanderson. 08 Dec 2008. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com). © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Plocamium dilatatum J.Agardh
Butts Reef, Huon River, Tasmania; depth:12 m; det. C. Sanderson. 08 Dec 2008. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com). © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

 

Lithophyllum polyclonum Foslie

Plocamium dilatatum J.Agardh Butts Reef, Huon River, Tasmania; depth:12 m; det. C. Sanderson
© Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com)

Publication details
Plocamium dilatatum J.Agardh 1876: 347

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Plocamium is Plocamium vulgare J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Origin of species name
(Latin), broadened, expanded, spread out, or widened.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Found on coasts of strong to moderate wave action and known from depths of 3-22 m (Womersley 1994: 387).

Type information
Type locality: Tasmania (Womersley 1994: 387). Lectotype: LD, Herb. Agardh (Womersley 1994: 387).

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Source of current name
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 April 2019.

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