Rhodymenia sonderi P.C.
Rhodymenia sonderi P.C.Silva in P.C. Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 370
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halopeltis australis (J.Agardh) G.W.Saunders
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Nom. nov. See Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 370) regarding the nomenclatural history of this species.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Geraldton, Western Australia (Millar 1990). Lectotype: MEL 504193 (Millar 1990
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodymenia sonderi P.C.Silva)
Indian Ocean Islands: Andaman Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
Australia and New Zealand: Houtman Abrolhos (Huisman 1997), New Zealand (Huisman 2000, Nelson 2012), South Australia (Huisman 2000), Tasmania (Huisman 2000), Victoria (Huisman 2000), Western Australia (Huisman 2000).
Pacific Islands: French Polynesia (N'Yeurt & Payri 2010).
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.
Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.
N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2019.