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Chylocladia cliftonii Harvey 1855

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Champiaceae
Genus Chylocladia

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Chylocladia cliftonii Harvey
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Chylocladia cliftonii Harvey

Chylocladia cliftonii Harvey
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Publication details
Chylocladia cliftonii Harvey 1855: 556 ('cliftoni')

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chylocladia is Chylocladia kaliformis (Goodenough & Woodward) Hooker.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coelarthrum cliftonii (Harvey) Kylin

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Generally found attached to rock or coral at depths to 35 m (Huisman 1996: 96).

Type information
Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 357). Lectotype: Clifton; Herb. Harvey, TCD (Womersley 1996: 59). Notes: Womersley notes that C. cliftonii was based on Harvey's Trav. Set 265 which was not located in TCD in 1952. A Clifton specimen in TCD (Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 425a) is chosen as lectotype. Isolectotypes in MEL, 502097 and AD, A18250.

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.

Key references
Huisman, J.M. (1996). The red algal genus Coelarthrum Børgesen (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales) in Australian seas, including the description of Chamaebotrys gen. nov. Phycologia 35: 95-112.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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