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Herposiphonia elegans Womersley 2004

Publication details
Herposiphonia elegans Womersley 2004: 211, figs 19-21

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (2004). Additions to the marine algal flora of southern Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 128: 205-212.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herposiphonia is Herposiphonia tenella (C.Agardh) Ambronn.

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

Type information
Type locality: St Francis Island, Isles of St Francis, South Australia, Australia (Womersley 2004: 212). Holotype: S. Shepherd; 9.i.1971; 55 m deep on SW face . AD A38074 (Womersley 2004: 212).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 September 2021.

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