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Rhodophyllis volans Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Cystocloniaceae
Genus Rhodophyllis

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Rhodophyllis volans Harvey

 

Publication details
Rhodophyllis volans Harvey 1855: 553-554

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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodophyllis is Rhodophyllis bifida (Greville) K├╝tzing.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bifida volans (Harvey) Kuntze 1891

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 287). Lectotype: TCD, Herb Harvey Trav. Set 142 (Womersley 1994: 419). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Min-Thein & Womersley (1976: 101)

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Key references
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. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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