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Wrangelia galeae Sonder, nom. inval.

Publication details
Wrangelia galeae Sonder 1881: 105, nom. inval. (as 'Galeae' )

Published in: [Sonder, O.G.] (1881). Additamenta pro Supplemento voluminis undecimi [Supplement to volume Eleven. Algae. E manuscriptis praecipue Sonderi. In: Fragmenta phytographiae Australiae. (Mueller, F. von Eds), pp. 105-106. Melbourne: Auctoritate Guberni Coloniae Victoriae. Ex officina Joannis Ferres.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Wrangelia is Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh.

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

Nomenclatural notes
According to Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 432) this name is invalid; Gordon (1972: 39) says "Material bearing this name has not been found, and the name has not been published since Sonder's list." - (23 Jun 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Intended type locality locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 432).

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Key references
Gordon, E.M. (1972). Comparative morphology and taxonomy of the Wrangelieae, Sphondylothamnieae and Spermothamnieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany, Supplement 4: 1-180, 63 figs, 3 tables.

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.

Created: 23 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 June 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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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 26 March 2019.

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