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Gymnogongrus foliosus Harvey 1862

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Phyllophoraceae
Genus Gymnogongrus

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Gymnogongrus foliosus Harvey

 

Publication details
Gymnogongrus foliosus Harvey 1862: pl. CXCIV [194]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1862). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 4. pp. viii, Plates CLXXXI-CCXL. London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gymnogongrus is Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychodea marginifera (Areschoug) Kraft

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "Port Phillip Heads, and Western Port, abundant, W. H. H." [Port Phillip Heads and Western Port, Victoria, Australia] (Harvey 1862: pl. CXCIV [194] ). Lectotype: W.H. Harvey sine numero; TCD 0011961 (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 247). Notes: Lectotype locality" Port Phillip Heads.

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
Kraft, G.T. (1978). Studies of marine algae in the lesser-known families of the Gigartinales (Rhodophyta). III. The Mychodeaceae and Mychodeophyllaceae. Australian Journal of Botany 26: 515-610, 46 figs.

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