Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey 1863
Current name: Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey
Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey 1863: xxxviii, pl. 264
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1863). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 5. pp. [i]-x, v-lxxiii (Synoptic catalogue), Plates CCXLI-CCC (with text). London: Lovell Reeve.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodopeltis.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Cruoria australis Harvey
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia; (Womersley 1994: 166) Type: Harvey; TCD; (Womersley 1994: 166)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 16 January 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2023