Porphyra woolhouseae 1863
Porphyra woolhouseae Harvey 1863: pl. 265
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 3. pp. viii, Plates CXXI-CLXXX (with text). London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Tasmania (Womersley 1994: 37). Type: Miss Woolhouse; on Macrocystis pyrifera. Notes: Illustrated by Harvey (1863, pl. 265, fig. 1) (Ricker, 1987). Womersley (1994: 37) notes that the type material is located in TCD.
Phyllona woolhouseae (Harvey) Kuntze 1898
Index Nominum Algarum notes 'woolhousiae' has also been used for the specific epithet of this species.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra woolhouseae Harvey)
South America: Argentina (Pujals 1963, Boraso de Zaixso 2013), Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. -204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. -508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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