Acanthophora tasmanica Sonder
Acanthophora tasmanica Sonder 1853: 699
Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1853). Plantae Muellerianae. Algae. Linnaea 25: 657-703.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pityophykos tasmanica (Sonder) Papenfuss
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
De Jong et al. (1999) cite Ptyopsis tasmanica (Sonder) Falkenberg as the corrected name for Acanthophora tasmanica.
This is a marine species.
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.
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. -533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 12 May 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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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.