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Rhipiliopsis robusta Womersley

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Rhipiliaceae
Genus Rhipiliopsis


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Rhipiliopsis robusta Womersley
John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Callithamnion byssoides Arnott ex Harvey

Rhipiliopsis robusta Womersley
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Rhipiliopsis robusta Womersley 1971: 117, figs 9, 13

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1971). New records and taxa of marine Chlorophyta in southern Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 95: 113-120, 15 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhipiliopsis is Rhipiliopsis peltata (J.Agardh) A.Gepp & E.Gepp.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tiparra Reef, Spencer Gulf, South Australia (Womersley 1984: 251). Type: Shepherd; 24 February 1971; ADU A38130 (Womersley 1984: 251). Notes: Womersley (1984: 251) notes that the type was collected at a depth of 11 m.

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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 20 July 2019.

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