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Coronaphycus elatus (C.Agardh) Metti 2015

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Laurencieae
Genus Coronaphycus

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Coronaphycus elatus (C.Agardh) Metti
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Coronaphycus elatus (C.Agardh) Metti
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

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Coronaphycus elatus (C.Agardh) Metti Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Publication details
Coronaphycus elatus (C.Agardh) Metti in Metti & al. 2015: 938, 939, figs 2, 3

Published in: Metti, Y., Millar, A.J.K. & Steinberg, P. (2015). A new molecular phylogeny of the Laurencia complex (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae) and a review of key morphological characters result in a new genus, Coronaphycus, and a description of C. novus. Journal of Phycology 51(5): 929-942.
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Publication date: 2015

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Coronaphycus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corynecladia elata (C.Agardh) Cassano, M.C.Oliveira & M.T.Fujii

Basionym
Chondria pinnatifida var. elata C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: King Island, Bass Strait, Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 508). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 37235 (Womersley 2003: 477). Notes: Isotype in PC (Womersley, 2003: 477).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tall.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Cassano, V., G.N. Santos, E.M.S. Pestana, J.M.C. Nunes, M.C. Oliveira & Fujii, M.T. (2019). Laurencia longiramea sp. nov. for Brazil and an emendation of the generic delineation of Corynecladia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 58(2): 115-127, 28 figs.

Key references
Cassano, V., G.N. Santos, E.M.S. Pestana, J.M.C. Nunes, M.C. Oliveira & Fujii, M.T. (2019). Laurencia longiramea sp. nov. for Brazil and an emendation of the generic delineation of Corynecladia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 58(2): 115-127, 28 figs.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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