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Sphacelaria multiplex Womersley 1987

Publication details
Sphacelaria multiplex Womersley 1987: 152, figs 45C, 47 A-C

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Herpodiscus multiplex (Womersley) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sarge Bay, east side of Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 576). Holotype: Woelkerling; 16 November 1968; on Platythalia angustifolia, drift. ADU A34204 (Womersley 1987: 152). Notes: Womersley (1987) notes that there are isotypes distributed in "Marine Algae of southern Australia" No. 240.

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Source of current name
Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Kawai, H. (2010). A revised classification of the Sphacelariales (Phaeophyceae) inferred from a psbC and rbcL based phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology 45(3): 308-326.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 November 2020.

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