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Rhipiliopsis gracilis Kraft 1986

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Rhipiliaceae
Genus Rhipiliopsis

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Rhipiliopsis gracilis Kraft
Heron Island, Queensland; scale 25 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Rhipiliopsis gracilis Kraft
Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Phaeosphaera gelatinosa West & G.S.West

Rhipiliopsis gracilis Kraft Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Rhipiliopsis gracilis Kraft 1986: 55, figs 17-21

Published in: Kraft, G.T. (1986). The green algal genera Rhipiliopsis A. & E.S. Gepp and Rhipiella gen. nov. (Udoteaceae, Bryopsidales) in Australia and the Philippines. Phycologia 25: 47-72, 54 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhipiliopsis is Rhipiliopsis peltata (J.Agardh) A.Gepp & E.Gepp.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "The Canyons", Heron Island, Australia (Coppejans & al. 2001: 424). Holotype: G.T. Kraft, C.O'Brien & R.W. Ricker; 18 Mar. 1985; abundant on encrusting Corallinaceae in pockets and crevices in the vertical reef face, . MELU GBR-16136 (Kraft 2007: 246).

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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.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i]-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

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