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Dicranema revolutum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

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

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Dicranema revolutum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Mosman Beach, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Dicranema revolutum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Dicranema revolutum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

 

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Dicranema revolutum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Dicranema revolutum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1852: (1851-1863): 634

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Dicranema is Dicranema grevillei Sonder.

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

Basionym
Sphaerococcus revolutus C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Bay de Chien Marin (Freycinet Harbour, Shark Bay), Western Australia (Kraft 1977: 223). Holotype: Gaudichaud; Herb. Agardh, LD 29977 (Kraft 1977: 223).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus revolutus C.Agardh 1822

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilaria pumila Greville 1831
Dicranema grevillei Sonder 1845
Cystoclonium pumilum (Greville) Kützing 1849
Cystoclonium grevillei Kützing 1868

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
An obligate epiphyte on Amphibolis (Kraft & Womersley 1994: 324). Restricted to the stems o f the seagrass Amphibolis and ranges from the lowest tide levels down to at least 12m (Kraft 1977: 223).

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Key references
Kraft, G.T. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Dicranemataceae Kylin 1932: 65. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 321-330. Canberra:

Kraft, G.T. (1977). Studies of marine algae in the lesser-known families of the Gigartinales (Rhodophyta). II. The Dicranemaceae. Australian Journal of Botany 25: 219-267, 20 figs.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R., Payri, C.E., Gabrielson, P.W. & Fredericq, S. (2006). Pinnatiphycus menouana gen. et sp. nov. (Rhodophyta: Dicranemataceae) from New Caledonia and Fiji (South Pacific): vegetative and reproductive morphology and molecular phylogeny. Phycologia 45: 422-431.

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.

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