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Thysanocladia oppositifolia (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Classification:
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 oppositifolia (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Thysanocladia oppositifolia (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Thysanocladia oppositifolia (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Callophycus oppositifolius (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Thysanocladia oppositifolia (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1852: 617

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Thysanocladia is Thysanocladia dorsifera (C.Agardh) Harvey.

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

Basionym
Sphaerococcus oppositifolius C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "ad novam Hollandiam" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 328). Holotype: Desfontaines; Herb. Agardh, LD 25599 (Womersley 1994: 337). Notes: Isotype in PC.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with opposite leaves.

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

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.

Key references
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.

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.

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