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Nitophyllum minor (Sonder) Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Nitophylloideae
Tribe Nitophylleae
Genus Nitophyllum

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Nitophyllum minor (Sonder) Harvey
Cottesloe, Western Australia; scale 5 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Nitophyllum minor (Sonder) Harvey
Cottesloe, Western Australia; scale 500 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Nitophyllum minor (Sonder) Harvey
Map Reef, near Yanchep, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Acrosorium minus (Sonder) Kylin Map Reef, near Yanchep, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Nitophyllum minor (Sonder) Harvey 1849: 119

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nitophyllum is Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrosorium minus (Sonder) Kylin

Basionym
Cryptopleura minor Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Swan River) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 446). Type: Preiss; MEL 603107 (Womersley 2003: 148). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Harvey (1849: 119).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smaller, inferior, lesser (Stearn 1973).

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
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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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 15 September 2019.

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