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.
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
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Generally found attached to rock or coral at depths to 35 m (Huisman 1996: 96).
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.
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.
Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.