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Womersleyella herpa (Hollenberg) R.E.Norris 1992

Publication details
Womersleyella herpa (Hollenberg) R.E.Norris 1992: 70

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1992). Ceramiales (Rhodophyceae) genera new to South Africa, including new species of Womersleyella and Herposiphonia. South African Journal of Botany 58: 65-76, 32 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Womersleyella is Womersleyella pacifica Hollenberg.

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

Polysiphonia herpa Hollenberg

Type information
Type locality: Near Otetou, Raroia Atoll, Tuamotu Archipelago (Price & Scott 1992: 204). Holotype: M.S.Doty & J.Newhouse; 21 August 1952; abundant in tufts on dead coral on the sea reef. BPBMH 510383 (MSD 11857.2) (Price & Scott 1992: 204).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia herpa Hollenberg 1968

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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