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Callophycus densus (Sonder) Kraft

Publication details
Callophycus densus (Sonder) Kraft 1984: 58

Published in: Kraft, G.T. (1984). Taxonomic and morphological studies of tropical and subtropical species of Callophycus (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 23: 53-71, 56 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Callophycus is Callophycus dorsifer (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva.

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

Basionym
Thysanocladia densa Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Cape York, Queensland, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 327).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Thysanocladia densa Sonder 1871
Thysanocladia densa (Sonder) Kraft 1994

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Thysanocladia africana F.Schmitz 1894

Distributional notes
Fijian records of Callophycus are currently under investigation (South & Skelton, 2003).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.

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