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Heteroderma caulerpae (Foslie) Foslie 1909

Publication details
Heteroderma caulerpae (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 56

Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Heteroderma is Heteroderma subtilissimum (Foslie) Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pneophyllum coronatum (Rosanoff) Penrose

Basionym
Melobesia caulerpae Foslie

Type information
Type locality: [Castle Point] Island Bay, near Wellington, North Islands New Zealand (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 115). Type: Setchell; vi.1904; uppermost sublittoral zone, on Caulerpa sedoides. TRH A15-786 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 115).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Penrose in Womersley (1996: 267) cites (Foslie) Adey 1970: 16 as the authority. - (15 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
According to Babbini & Bressan (1997) this is a synonym of Pneophyllum caulerpae (Foslie) Jones & Woelkerling.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Pneophyllum K├╝tzing . In: The Marine Benthic Flora of South Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 266-272. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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