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Dicranema filiforme Sonder 1845

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Dicranemataceae
Genus Dicranema

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Dicranema filiforme Sonder
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Dicranema filiforme Sonder
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Dicranema filiforme Sonder
Hamelin Bay, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Lessonia trabeculata Villouta & Santelices

Sarconema filiforme (Sonder) Kylin Hamelin Bay, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Dicranema filiforme Sonder 1845: 56

Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3: 49-57.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Dicranema is Dicranema grevillei Sonder.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarconema filiforme (Sonder) Kylin

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 336). Holotype: Preiss ; MEL 44488 (Womersley 1994: 345). Notes: According to Womersley (1994: 345) the type is from “occid. Nov. Holl.” Preiss 2557 (Lipkin & Silva 2002).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thread-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
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
Kylin, H. (1932). Die Florideenordung Gigartinales. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 28(8): 1-88, 22 figs, 28 pls.

Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. & Edelstein, T. (1974). The morphology and taxonomy of the red alga Sarconema (Gigartinales: Solieriaceae). Phycologia 13(1): 31-43, 25 figs.

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Verified by: 07 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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