Rhodophyllis blepharicarpa 1863
Craspedocarpus blepharicarpus (Harvey) Min-Thein & Womersley Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Rhodophyllis blepharicarpa Harvey 1863: xl, pl. CCLIV
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1863). 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. 5. pp. [i]-x, v-lxxiii (Synoptic catalogue), Plates CCXLI-CCC (with text). London: Lovell Reeve.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Craspedocarpus blepharicarpus (Harvey) Min-Thein & Womersley
Type locality: Swan River, Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 285). Notes: Womersley (1994: 423) gives the following data for the type: Type from Garden and Rottnest Is, W. Aust.; lectotype in Herb. Harvey, TCD (not yet chosen). Silva et al. (1966: 285) note that Harvey cited "Garden Island and Rottnest" (pl. CCLIV) and "Fremantle" (p. xl), but the holotype sheet reproduced as fig. 63B in Min-Thein & Womersley (1976) is marked "Swan R.".
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Min-Thein, U. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1976). Studies on southern Australian taxa of Solieriaceae, Rhabdoniaceae and Rhodophyllidaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 24: 1-166, 69 figs.
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 July 2021.