Mychodeophyllum papillitectum Kraft 1978: 579-585, figs. 25-28, 44-46
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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Mychodeophyllum.
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No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Collected from drift, but holdfasts show that anchorage is to calcareous rock (Kraft 1978: 579).
Type locality: Port Denison, Western Australia (Kraft 1978: 579). Holotype: Kraft; 7 July 1966; ADU A44729 (Kraft 1978: 579).
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 19 January 1998 by M.D. 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 20 February 2019.