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Thysanocladia dorsifera (C.Agardh) Harvey

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Areschougiaceae
Genus Thysanocladia


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Thysanocladia dorsifera (C.Agardh) Harvey
Canal Rocks, Western Australia. 08 May 2019. G.J.Edgar. © G.J.Edgar.

Thysanocladia dorsifera (C.Agardh) Harvey
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r.


Mallomonas oviformis Nygaard

Callophycus dorsifer (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva Canal Rocks, Western Australia
© G.J.Edgar

Publication details
Thysanocladia dorsifera (C.Agardh) Harvey 1849: 90, pl. 35: figs. 1-8

Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae antarcticae, being characters and descriptions of the hitherto unpublished species of algae, discovered in Lord Auckland's Group, Campbell's Island, Kerguelen's Land, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn and other southern circumpolar regions, during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror". London Journal of Botany 4: 249-276, 293-298.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Thysanocladia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Callophycus dorsifer (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva

Rhodomela dorsifera C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "ad oras novae Hollandiae" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 328). Holotype: PC, Herb. Agardh, LD (part) 25552 (Womersley 1994: 335). Notes: Part in Herb. Agardh, LD, 25552.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
T. dorsifera (C. Agardh) Kützing 1849: 769 (Womersley 1994: 334). - (15 Jul 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Created: 26 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 October 2019.

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