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Herpodiscus bracteatus (Reinke) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai 2010

Publication details
Herpodiscus bracteatus (Reinke) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai 2010: 322

Published in: 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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Herpodiscus is Herpodiscus durvilleae (Lindauer) G.R.South.

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

Sphacelaria pulvinata var. bracteata Reinke

Type information
Type locality: 'Neu Holland' (Draisma, Prud'homme van Reine & Kawai 2010: 322). Holotype : Jessen (s.n.); KIEL (Draisma, Prud'homme van Reine & Kawai 2010: 322). Notes: Isotype: PC. [the host is a Cystophora (Draisma et al. 2010: 322)].

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearing bracts.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria pulvinata var. bracteata Reinke 1891
Sphacelaria bracteata (Reinke) Sauvageau 1900

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sphacelaria bracteata (Reinke) Sauvageau)
Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 1987), Tasmania (Womersley 1987), Victoria (Womersley 1987).

(as Herpodiscus bracteatus (Reinke) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper & al. 2012).

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