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Mychodea spinulifera J.Agardh

Publication details
Mychodea spinulifera J.Agardh 1897: 51

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1897). Analecta algologica. Continuatio IV. Lunds Universitets ÅrsSkrift, 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
Apparently restricted to stems of the seagrass Amphibolis (Kraft 1978: 560).

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. Ad oras australes Novae Hollandiae; sub. no 156 ex Fowlers-bay a Haloran mihi missa." [Fowlers Bay, South Australia] (Kraft & Womersley 1994: 462). Holotype: O’Halloran; 1894; Herb. Agardh, LD 34058 (Kraft & Womersley 1994: 462). Notes: "Type: holo, fide Kraft 1978: 560: LD 34058, illustrated by Kylin 1932, pl. 27, fig. 67)." (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 242).

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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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