Rhodymenia phyllophora Harvey 1855: 554
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Carpopeltis phyllophora (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) F.Schmitz
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Harvey (1855a, p. 554) in describing Rhodomenia (Acropeltis) phyllophora from Rottnest I., W. Aust., referred to it as “n.sp.”, but stated that it is “probably the same as Acropeltis phyllophora H. & H.”
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 189).
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. & Lewis, J.A. (1994). Family Halymeniaceae Bory 1828: 158. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 167-218. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Created: 29 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 03 September 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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Wynne, M.J. (2007). Rhodymenia coccocarpa, a new combination based on Phyllophora coccocarpa Mont. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 25: 241-247, 4 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2018.