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Halopeltis australis (J.Agardh) G.W.Saunders

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Rhodymeniaceae
Genus Halopeltis

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Halopeltis australis (J.Agardh) G.W.Saunders
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Halopeltis australis (J.Agardh) G.W.Saunders
Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Halopeltis australis (J.Agardh) G.W.Saunders
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 01 Jan 0001. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Sphacelaria bipinnata (Kützing) Piccone

Halopeltis australis (J.Agardh) G.W.Saunders Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Halopeltis australis (J.Agardh) G.W.Saunders in G.W.Saunders & B.McDonald 2010: 657

Published in: Saunders, G.W. & McDonald, B. (2010). DNA barcoding reveals multiple overlooked Australian species of the red algal order Rhodymeniales (Florideophyceae), with resurrection of Halopeltis J. Agardh and description of Pseudohalopeltis gen. nov. Botany 88: 639-667, 73 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Halopeltis is Acropeltis australis J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Acropeltis australis J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Acropeltis australis J.Agardh 1852
Palmaria australis (J.Agardh) O.Kuntze 1891

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia australis Sonder 1845
Sphaerococcus australis Kützing 1849
Rhodymenia foliifera Harvey 1863
Gigartina foliifera (Harvey) D.H.Kim 1976
Rhodymenia sonderi P.C.Silva 1996

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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