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Callophyllis tenera J.Agardh 1849

Publication details
Callophyllis tenera J.Agardh 1849: 87 (as 'Calophyllis' )

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1849). Algolosgiska bidrag. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 6: 79-89.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Callophyllis is Callophyllis variegata (Bory) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. ad Shetlandiam australem." [South Shetland Islands] (Agardh 1849: 87).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1946).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hommersand, M.H., Moe, R.L., Amsler, C.D. & Fredericq, S. (2009). Notes on the systematics and biogeographical relationships of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Rhodophyta with descriptions of four new genera and five new species. Botanica Marina 52: 509-534, 6 figs.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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