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Mychodea ramulosa J.Agardh

Publication details
Mychodea ramulosa J.Agardh 1897: 50

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1897). Analecta algologica. Continuatio IV. Lunds Universitets Ă…rsSkrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 33(9): 1-106, 2 plates.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mychodea is Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Collected from rock, jetty pilings, tunicates, and as as epiphyte on the seagrass Amphibolis and various algae, including Cystophora, Cladostephus spongiosus and Botryocladia obovata; from just below the lowest water levels in permanent tide pools down to at least 12 m in relatively sheltered localities (Kraft 1978: 539).

Type information
Type locality: "Specimina hujus tum ex Nova Hollandia occidental, tum a meridionali pauciora habui" [Encounter Bay, South Australia] (Agardh 1897: 242). Lectotype: Hussey; LD herb. alg. Agardh 33982 (Kraft 1978: 538). Notes: "Nov. Holl. occid. tum merid."

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Key references
Kraft, G.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2017). Mychodea and the Mychodeaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) revisited: molecular analyses shed light on interspecies relationships in Australia's largest endemic genus and family. Australian Systematic Botany 30: 230-258, 16 figs.

Kraft, G.T. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Mychodeaceae Kylin 1932: 62. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 450-470. Canberra:

Kraft, G.T. (1978). Studies of marine algae in the lesser-known families of the Gigartinales (Rhodophyta). III. The Mychodeaceae and Mychodeophyllaceae. Australian Journal of Botany 26: 515-610, 46 figs.

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