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Polyopes tasmanicus (Womersley & J.A.Lewis) Kawaguchi & J.A.Lewis

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Polyopes

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Polyopes tasmanicus (Womersley & J.A.Lewis) Kawaguchi & J.A.Lewis
Polyopes tasmanica, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Polyopes tasmanicus (Womersley & J.A.Lewis) Kawaguchi & J.A.Lewis
Polyopes tasmanica, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Polyopes tasmanicus (Womersley & J.A.Lewis) Kawaguchi & J.A.Lewis
Polyopes tasmanica, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Polyopes tasmanicus (Womersley & J.A.Lewis) Kawaguchi & J.A.Lewis
Polyopes tasmanicus, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Polyopes tasmanicus (Womersley & J.A.Lewis) Kawaguchi & J.A.Lewis
Polyopes tasmanicus, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Polyopes tasmanicus (Womersley & J.A.Lewis) Kawaguchi & J.A.Lewis
Polyopes tasmanicus, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Zanardinula vizcainensis E.Y.Dawson

Polyopes tasmanicus (Womersley & J.A.Lewis) Kawaguchi & J.A.Lewis Polyopes tasmanica, Cressy Beach, Tasmania, Australia
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Publication details
Polyopes tasmanicus (Womersley & J.A.Lewis) Kawaguchi & J.A.Lewis in Kawaguchi et al. 2002: 634

Published in: Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.-W., Horiguchi, T., Lewis, J.A. & Masuda, M. (2002). Rejection of Sinkoraena and transfer of some species of Carpopeltis and Sinkoraena to Polyopes (Rhodophyta, Halymeniaceae). Phycologia 41: 619-635.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Polyopes is Polyopes constrictus (Turner) J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Grateloupia tasmanica Womersley & J.A.Lewis

Type information
Type locality: Taroona, Tasmania (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 202). Holotype: Sanderson; 24 November 1991; low eulittoral. AD A61532 (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 202). Notes: Womersley (1994: 202) notes that there is an isotype in AD.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Grateloupia tasmanica Womersley & J.A.Lewis 1994
Sinkoraena tasmanica (H.B.S.Womersley & J.A.Lewis) H.-B.Lee, J.A.Lewis, Kraft & I.K.Lee 1997

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.-W., Horiguchi, T., Lewis, J.A. & Masuda, M. (2002). Rejection of Sinkoraena and transfer of some species of Carpopeltis and Sinkoraena to Polyopes (Rhodophyta, Halymeniaceae). Phycologia 41: 619-635.

Created: 21 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 October 2018.

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