Alethocladus corymbosus ( ) 1903
Alethocladus corymbosus (Dickie) Sauvageau 1903: 346, 353, fig 54
Published in: Sauvageau, C. (1903). Remarques sur les Sphacélariacées. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 17: 332-353.
Publication date: October 1903
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Alethocladus.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halopteris corymbosa (Dickie) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai
Sphacelaria corymbosa Dickie
Type locality: Îles Kerguelen (Ricker 1987). Type: BM-K no H 306/67 92 KEW (Ricker 1987 Notes: Collector: Rev. A.E. Eaton (s.n.); Swains Bay, Kerguelen, 30.i.1875; holotype: BM (Draisma et al. 2010: 323).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), corymbose (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Subantarctic Islands: Macquarie Island (Ricker 1987).
Source of current name
Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Kawai, H. (2010). A revised classification of the Sphacelariales (Phaeophyceae) inferred from a psbC and rbcL based phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology 45(3): 308-326.
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.
Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, , 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 June 2021.