Cruoria australis Harvey 1855

Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey

Current name: Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.John Huisman (

Publication Details
Cruoria australis Harvey 1855: 551

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 Cruoria is Cruoria pellita (Lyngbye) Fries.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodopeltis australis (Harvey) Harvey.

Type Information
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia; (Womersley 1994: 166) Type: Harvey; TCD; (Womersley 1994: 166)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 March 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 June 2009

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 June 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 February 2024

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