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Scutarius minor (Sonder) Kuntze

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Genus Scutarius

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

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

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

 

Stauroneis anceps var. birostris (Ehrenberg) Cleve

Acrosorium minus (Sonder) Kylin Cottesloe, Western Australia; scale 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Scutarius minor (Sonder) Kuntze 1891: 920

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scutarius is Fucus ocellatus J.V.Lamouroux.

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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