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Rhodomela dorsifera C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Rhodomeleae
Genus Rhodomela

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Rhodomela dorsifera C.Agardh
Canal Rocks, Western Australia. 08 May 2019. G.J.Edgar. © G.J.Edgar.

Rhodomela dorsifera C.Agardh
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r.

 

Mallomonas oviformis Nygaard

Callophycus dorsifer (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva Canal Rocks, Western Australia
© G.J.Edgar

Publication details
Rhodomela dorsifera C.Agardh 1822: (1822-1823): 372

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodomela is Rhodomela subfusca (Woodward) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Callophycus dorsifer (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva

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

Taxonomic notes
13652:335 (Womersley (1994: 335)) entered in "author for locality; page for locality" replaced by 15101: 328 (Silva et al., 1996: 328).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "ad oras novae Hollandiae" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 328). Holotype: PC, Herb. Agardh, LD (part) 25552 (Womersley 1994: 335). Notes: Part in Herb. Agardh, LD, 25552.

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
Silva, P.C. (1957). Remarks on algal nomenclature. Taxon 6: 141-145.

Key references
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. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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