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Dictyosphaeria sericea Harvey 1855

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

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Dictyosphaeria sericea Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Dictyosphaeria sericea Harvey
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Dictyosphaeria sericea Harvey
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Dictyosphaeria sericea Harvey
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Dictyosphaeria sericea Harvey
Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Dictyosphaeria sericea Harvey
Dictyosphaeria sericea, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 08 Mar 2021. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Dictyosphaeria sericea Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

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Dictyosphaeria sericea Harvey Dictyosphaeria sericea, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Dictyosphaeria sericea Harvey 1855: 565

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dictyosphaeria is Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Forsskål) Børgesen.

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

Type information
Lectotype locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 795). Type: Clifton; TCD (Womersley 1984: 224). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1956: 376) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sericeous, silky with long straight close-pressed glossy hairs (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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