Plocaria dactyloides (Sonder) Sonder 1848

Hymenocladia dactyloides (Sonder) J.Agardh

Current name: Hymenocladia dactyloides (Sonder) J.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia; epiphytic on Amphibolis antarctica, with Amphibolis griffithii in background - 22 February 2019. John Huisman

Publication Details
Plocaria dactyloides (Sonder) Sonder 1848: (1846-1848): 190-191

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Plocaria is Plocaria candida Nees.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hymenocladia dactyloides (Sonder) J.Agardh.

Gracilaria dactyloides Sonder

Type Information
Type locality: Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 366) Holotype: Preiss; MEL; 698388 (Womersley 1996: 115)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 March 2009

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 March 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 May 2024

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