Mychodea membranacea J.D.Hooker &
Mychodea membranacea J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847: 408
Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1847). Algae tasmanicae: being a catalogue of the species of algae collected on the shores of Tasmania by Ronald Gunn, Esq., Dr. Heannerett, Mrs. Smith, Dr. Lyall and Dr. J.D. Hooker; with characters of the new species. London Journal of Botany 6: 397-417.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).
Acanthococcus gracilaria Sonder 1853
This is a marine species.
Type locality: George Town, Mr Gunn [Georgetown, Tasmania, Australia] (Hooker & Harvey 1847: 408). Lectotype: Mr Gunn; TCD 0001833 (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 234). Notes: "isolecto: TCD 0001831" (Kraft & Sunders 2017: 234).
Kraft, G.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2017). Mychodea and the Mychodeaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) revisited: molecular analyses shed light on interspecies relationships in Australia's largest endemic genus and family. Australian Systematic Botany 30: 230-258, 16 figs.
Kraft, G.T. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Mychodeaceae Kylin 1932: 62. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 450-470. Canberra:
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.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2019.