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Rhodymenia verrucosa Womersley

Publication details
Rhodymenia verrucosa Womersley 1996: 77, figs 27, 30C

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halopeltis verrucosa (Womersley) G.W.Saunders

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), warty (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Gabo I., Victoria, Australia (Womersley 1996: 78). Holotype (cystocarpic): S.A.Shepherd; 17 February 1973; 18 m deep. AD A43500 (Womersley 1996: 78). Notes: Womersley (1996: 78) notes that the syntype from Gabo I., Victoria, collected at 13 m depth, by Shepherd (14 February 1973) and located in AD, A43332, is tetrasporangial and cystocarpic.

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Source of current name
Saunders, G.W. & McDonald, B. (2010). DNA barcoding reveals multiple overlooked Australian species of the red algal order Rhodymeniales (Florideophyceae), with resurrection of Halopeltis J. Agardh and description of Pseudohalopeltis gen. nov. Botany 88: 639-667, 73 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 22 September 2018.

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