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Austrophyllis alcicornis (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971

Publication details
Austrophyllis alcicornis (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971: 27, figs 53-59, 97-99

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Norris, R.E. (1971). The morphology and taxonomy of Australian Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 2): 1-62, 108 figs..

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Austrophyllis.

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

Rhodymenia alcicornis J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "ad oras N. Hollandiae" (Australia) (Silva & al. 1996: 205). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 24992 (Womersley 1994: 250). Notes: According to Womersley (1994: 250) the type is from "Nova Hollandia, ded. Diesing".

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia alcicornis J.Agardh 1841
Callophyllis alcicornis (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1848
Sphaerococcus alcicornis (J.Agardh) Kützing 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Callophyllis coccinea var. crinalis J.Agardh 1876
Hymenocladia ceratoclada J.Agardh 1894
Callophyllis ceratoclada (J.Agardh) Womersley 1956

General environment
This is a marine species.

Growing at 15-35 m depth at Pearson I. and common in tidal channels at American River Inlet on Kangaroo Island and in Western Port, Victoria (Womersley 1994: 250).

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Key references
Saunders, G.W., Huisman, J.M., Vergés, A., Kraft, G.T. & Le Gall, L. (2017). Phylogenetic analyses support recognition of ten new genera, ten new species and 16 new combinations in the family Kallymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 38(2): 79-132, 126 figs.

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: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. [1]-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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