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Arthrocardia flabellata (Kützing) Manza

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Genus Arthrocardia


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Arthrocardia flabellata (Kützing) Manza
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Arthrocardia flabellata (Kützing) Manza
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).


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Arthrocardia flabellata (Kützing) Manza KwaZulu-Natal
© Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com)

Publication details
Arthrocardia flabellata (Kützing) Manza 1940: 286

Published in: Manza, A.V. (1940). A revision of the genera of articulated corallines. Philippine Journal of Science 71: 239-316, 20 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Arthrocardia is Arthrocardia corymbosa (Lamarck) Decaisne.

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

Corallina flabellata Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 226).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flabellate, fan-shaped (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina flabellata Kützing 1858

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Arthrocardia gardneri Manza 1937
Arthrocardia stephensonii Manza 1937

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Arthrocardia gardneri Manza)
South America: Brazil (Joly 1965, Oliveira Filho 1977, Briani et al. 2018).

(as Arthrocardia stephensonii Manza)
South America: Brazil (Joly 1957, Taylor 1960, Joly 1965, Oliveira Filho 1977).

(as Arthrocardia flabellata (Kützing) Manza)
Africa: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Mozambique (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997, De Clerck, Tronchin & Schils 2005).

Key references
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.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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