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Hapalospongidion capitatum Womersley

Publication details
Hapalospongidion capitatum Womersley 1987: 75, 76,

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hapalospongidion is Hapalospongidion gelatinosum De A.Saunders.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Frenchman Bay, King George Sound, Western Australia (Womersley 1987: 75). Holotype: Womersley; 29 August 1979; mid eulittoral on granite. ADU A51653 (Womersley 1987: 75).

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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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 17 August 2019.

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