Pedobesia clavaeformis (J. ) MacRaild & 1974
Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley Map Reef, near Yanchep, Western Australia.
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Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley 1974: 92, figs 1-15
Published in: MacRaild, G.N. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1974). The morphology and reproduction of Derbesia clavaeformis (J. Agardh) DeToni (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 13: 83-93, 15 figs, 1 table.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pedobesia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Bryopsis clavaeformis J.Agardh
Type locality: Western Port, Victoria, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 811). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 14897 (Womersley 1984: 292).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), club-shaped (Stearn 1973).
Epithet should perhaps be "claviformis" in accordance with Art. 60.10 (but see Rec. 60 G). - (17 Jan 2020) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley)
Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Huisman 2019), Lord Howe Island (Millar & Kraft 1994), New Zealand (Womersley 1984, Adams 1994, Huisman 2000, Broady & al. 2012), North Island, NZ (Nelson 2013 ), Queensland (Lewis 1987 ), Rangitahua/Kermadec Islands (Nelson 2013, Duffy & Ahyong 2015), South Australia (Womersley 1984, Huisman 2000), Tasmania (Womersley 1984, Huisman 2000), Victoria (Womersley 1984, Huisman 2000), Western Australia (Womersley 1984, Huisman & Walker 1990, Huisman 2000).
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, -435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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Hawkes, M.W. (1983). The genus Pedobesia (Chlorophyta, Derbesiales) with observations on the distribution and habitat of P. clavaeformis in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 21: 209-210.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 September 2020.