Cladophora lyallii Harvey 1855: 262, pl. 121
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wittrockiella lyallii (Harvey) C.Hoek, Ducker & Womersley
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Stewart Island, New Zealand (Hoek, Ducker & Womersley 1984: 45). Type: TCD (Hoek, Ducker & Womersley 1984: 45). Notes: Hoek et al. (1984: 45) note that the type of this species which is preserved at Trinity College, Dublin, is labelled with the following annotations in Harvey's handwriting: 'South Island, New Zealand. Cladophora lyallii n. sp.' and 'Nov.Zel.D. Lyall Cladophora lyallii' (the 'South Island' of Harvey is now Stewart I.). According to Boedeker et al. (2010: 530), D. Lyall collected the type and there are isolectotypes in BM.
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den, Ducker, S.C. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1984). Wittrockiella salina Chapman (Cladophorales, Chlorophyceae), a mat and ball forming alga. Phycologia 23: 39-46.
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 December 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.