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Pityophykos tasmanica (Sonder) Papenfuss

Publication details
Pityophykos tasmanica (Sonder) Papenfuss 1958: 107

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1958). Notes on algal nomenclature. IV. Various genera and species of Chlorophyceae, Phaeophyceae and Rhodophyceae. Taxon 7: 104-109.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pityophykos.

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

Basionym
Acanthophora tasmanica Sonder

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Acanthophora tasmanica Sonder 1853

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia tasmanica (Sonder) J.Agardh 1863
Dictyomenia myriacantha K├╝tzing 1864
Pithyopsis tasmanica (Sonder) Falkenberg 1897

Nomenclatural notes
Pityophycos tasmanica (Sonder) Papenfuss 1958 (Womersley, 2003: 231).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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 22 July 2019.

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