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Lophurella periclados (Sonder) F.Schmitz 1897

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Lophurella


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Lophurella periclados (Sonder) F.Schmitz


Publication details
Lophurella periclados (Sonder) F.Schmitz in Schmitz & Falkenberg 1897: 441

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Lophurella.

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

Rhodomela periclados Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip, Victoria (Womersley 2003: 216). Lectotype: Mueller; 1November 1852; MEL 612898 (Nozaki, Kodo, Miyaji, Kato, Watanabe & Kasaki 1998: 216). Notes: Isolectotypes in MEL (612897, 612899, 612900).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodomela periclados Sonder 1855

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodomela simpliciuscula Harvey 1898

General environment
This is a marine species.

Usually forms dense turfs at about low tide level on coasts of moderate to strong wave action; Tasmanian specimens from more sheltered coasts; an unusual depth record from Point Hicks, Victoria: 9-12 m deep (Womersley 2003: 216).

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Key references
Díaz-Tapia, P., Maggs, C.A., Nelson, W., Macaya, E.C. & Verbruggen, H. (2019). Reassessment of the genus Lophurella (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from Australia and New Zealand reveals four cryptic species. European Journal of Phycology 55(1): 113-128.

Schmitz, F. & Falkenberg, P. (1897). Rhodomelaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 421-480. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.

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