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Callophyllis rangiferina (R.Brown ex Turner) Womersley

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Kallymeniaceae
Genus Callophyllis


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Callophyllis rangiferina (R.Brown ex Turner) Womersley
Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Callophyllis rangiferina (R.Brown ex Turner) Womersley
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Publication details
Callophyllis rangiferina (R.Brown ex Turner) Womersley 1973: 256 (as 'rangiferinus' )

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1973). Further studies on Australian Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 97: 253-256, 7 figs.

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.

Fucus rangiferina R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: Kents Islands, Bass Strait, Australia (Womersley 1973: 256). Type (tetrasporangial): R. Brown (no. 256); 1803-4; BM (Womersley 1973: 256). Notes: According to Womersley (1994: 258) the type is from Georgetown, Tasmania and the holotype (Gunn 1279) is in TCD. These data seem to apply to Sphaerococcus australis Harvey 1844, the basionym of Callophyllis coccinea (Harvey in Hooker & Harvey) Kützing.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus rangiferina R.Brown ex Turner 1811
Chondria rangiferina (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1817
Hypnea rangiferina (R.Brown ex Turner) Greville 1830
Lecithites rangiferinus (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh 1852

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus australis Harvey 1844
Rhodymenia coccinia Harvey 1847
Callophyllis australis (Harvey) Kützing 1847
Callophyllis coccinia (Harvey) Kützing 1849
Callophyllis carnea J.Agardh 1849
Callophyllis coccinea (Harvey) Kützing 1849
Callophyllis hookeri Kützing 1867
Callophyllis microcarpa Zanardini 1874
Callophyllis coccinea var. corymbosa J.Agardh 1876
Callophyllis coccinea var. carnea (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1876
Callophyllis gigartinoides J.Agardh 1896
Callophyllis lingulata J.Agardh 1901

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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.

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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