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Bryopsis clavaeformis J.Agardh 1887

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Bryopsidaceae
Genus Bryopsis

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Bryopsis clavaeformis J.Agardh
Map Reef, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Bryopsis clavaeformis J.Agardh
Map Reef, near Yanchep, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Mallomonas sabulosa Croome & P.A.Tyler

Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley Map Reef, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Bryopsis clavaeformis J.Agardh 1887: 20

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1887). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Femte afdelningen.). Acta Universitatis Lundensis 23(2): 1-174, 5 plates.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bryopsis is Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), club-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Epithet should perhaps be "claviformis" in accordance with Art. 60.10 (but see Rec. 60 G). - (17 Jan 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Western Port, Victoria, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 811). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 14897 (Womersley 1984: 292).

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
MacRaild, G.N. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1974). The morphology and reproduction of Derbesia clavaeformis (J. Agardh) DeToni (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 13: 83-93, 15 figs, 1 table.

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Verified by: 17 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2020.

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