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Acanthophora tasmanica Sonder

Publication details
Acanthophora tasmanica Sonder 1853: 699

Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1853). Plantae Muellerianae. Algae. Linnaea 25: 657-703.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acanthophora is Acanthophora thierryi J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pityophykos tasmanica (Sonder) Papenfuss

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

Nomenclatural notes
De Jong et al. (1999) cite Ptyopsis tasmanica (Sonder) Falkenberg as the corrected name for Acanthophora tasmanica.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Womersley 2003: 233). Holotype: Stuart; MEL 537395 (Womersley 2003: 233). Notes: Isotype MEL, 537396 (Womersley, 2003: 233).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Jong, Y.S.D.M. de, Hitipeuw, C. & Prud'Homme van Reine, W.F. (1999). A taxonomic, phylogenetic and biogeographic study of the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Blumea 44: 217-249.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 August 2019.

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