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Lychaete mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Publication details
Lychaete mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1846: pl. IX

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1846). Caroli Ad. Agardh Icones algarum ineditae. Fasculi qui exstant duo. pp. 1-6, pls I-XX. Lundae.

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Lychaete.

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

Basionym
Conferva mirabilis C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: South Africa: Cape of Good Hope (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Chamisso; (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva mirabilis C.Agardh 1820
Cladophora mirabilis (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst 1852
Acrocladus mirabilis (C.Agardh) Boedeker 2016

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cladophora mirabilis (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst)
Africa: Namibia (Wynne 1986), South Africa (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997, Leliart et al. 2009).

Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.

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