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Thamnocarpus gunnianus Harvey 1844

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Genus Thamnocarpus


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Thamnocarpus gunnianus Harvey
Cape Peron, Western Australia. 05 Jun 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Thamnocarpus gunnianus Harvey
Cottesloe, Western Australia. 10 Jun 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Thamnocarpus gunnianus Harvey
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Diadesmis aerophila (Krasske) D.G.Mann

Carpothamnion gunnianum (Harvey) Kützing Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Thamnocarpus gunnianus Harvey in W.J.Hooker 1844: pl. DCLXII

Published in: Hooker, W.J. (1844). Icones plantarum; or figures, with brief descriptive characters and remarks of new or rare plants slected from the aithor's herbarium. Vol. III. New series or Vol. VII of the entire work [Fasc. 7]. pp. [i]-vii, pls DCI-DCC [with text]. London & Paris: Hippolyte Ballière.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Thamnocarpus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Carpothamnion gunnianum (Harvey) Kützing

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Arthur, Tasmania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 387). Lectotype: Gunn; Herb. Harvey, TCD (Womersley 1998: 269).

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Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Verified by: 27 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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