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Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Porolithaceae
Subfamily Metagoniolithoideae
Genus Metagoniolithon

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Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker
Albany, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

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Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker Albany, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker 1979: 85, figs 4-8

Published in: Ducker, S.C. (1979). The genus Metagoniolithon Weber-van Bosse (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 27: 67-101, 15 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Metagoniolithon is Metagoniolithon charoides (J.V.Lamouroux) Weber Bosse.

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

Basionym
Corallina radiata Lamarck

Type information
Type locality: "Habite les mers de la Nouvelle-Hollande. Péron et Lesueur." (Lamarck 1815: 240). Holotype: Péron & Lesueur; PC (Womersly & Johansen 1996: 319).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), radiate.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina radiata Lamarck 1815
Amphiroa radiata (Lamarck) Blainville 1830

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphiroa charoides J.V.Lamouroux 1816
Amphiroa stellata Kützing 1849
Metagoniolithon charoides (J.V.Lamouroux) Weber Bosse 1904

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Occurs along rough-water coasts of southern Australia, but less so on coasts of moderate water movement; from low tide level to 32 m deep (Womersley & Johansen in Womersley 1996: 320).

Type information
Type locality: ‘Habite les mers de la Nouvelle-Hollande’ (Ducker 1979: 85). Type: PC (Ducker 1979: 85).

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Key references
Rösler, A., Perfectti, F., Peña, V. & Braga, J.C. (2016). Phylogenetic relationships of Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): taxonomic implications for reef-building corallines. Journal of Phycology 52(3): 412-431.

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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 Metagoniolithoideae Johansen 1969. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 317-323. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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