Mychodea acanthymenia Kraft 1978: 563, figs 21,22, 41C-F
Published in: 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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This is a marine species.
From just above the extreme low-water mark on the vertical rock of strongly surf-beaten coasts down to 5 m depths on rock under overhangs; one specimen epiphytic on Laurencia elata (Kraft 1978: 563). Known mainly from uppermost sublittoral rock on rough-water coasts (Kraft & Womersley 1994: 466).
Type locality: "Cape Lannes, Robe, S.A." [South Australia] (Kraft 1978: 563). Holotype: G.T. Kraft 4403; 10 Mar. 1973; AD A44728 (Kraft 1978: 563). Notes: Isotypes in AD and BISH1000164.
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:
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