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Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing 1854

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Pithophoraceae
Genus Aegagropila

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Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing
Sykes Reef, Queensland. 08 May 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing
Coral Bay, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 4 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 2 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing
Hawaii; 3-D character of axes and branches; cells of adjacent filaments can attach via hapteroid cells; scale 150 µm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing
Barrow Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

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Campylodiscus angularis W.Gregory

Boodlea composita (Harvey) F.Brand Coral Bay, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Aegagropila composita (Harvey) Kützing 1854: 14, pl. 67: figs. Bb-d

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1854). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IV pp. i-xvi, 1-23, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Aegagropila is Aegagropila linnaei Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Boodlea composita (Harvey) F.Brand

Basionym
Conferva composita Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Cap Malheureux, Mauritius (Harvey 1834: 157). Type: TCD (Yoshida 1998: 81). Notes: According to Leliaert & Coppejans (2004: 202), the holotype (collected by Mrs Telfair s.n.) is in BM. Cap Malheureux is a small fishing village located on the northernmost tip of Mauritius.

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

General environment
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Created: 08 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 February 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2020.

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