Mychodea chondroides Kützing
Mychodea disticha Harvey Cape Peron, Western Australia; epiphytic on Amphibolis antarctica
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Mychodea chondroides Kützing 1867: 24, pl. 82 a
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1867). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVII pp. [i-iii], 1-30, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychodea disticha Harvey
Mychodea disticha Harvey
Type locality: "East coast. Gunn" [east coast of Tasmania] (Harvey 1859: 323). Lectotype: Gunn; TCD 0011966 (Kraft 1978: 460). Notes: Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 4161
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: ‘"Philipp Island. Nova Hollandia: Dr Ferd. Mueller. 1865" [Philip Island, Victoria, Asutralia] (Kützing 1867: 24). Holotype: LD 4063986 (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 242).
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.
Source of current name
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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