Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker 1979

Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker

Current name: Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker
Rottnest Island, Western AustraliaJ.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Metagoniolithon radiatum (Lamarck) Ducker 1979: 85, figs 4-8

Published in: Ducker, S.C. (1979). The genus Metagoniolithon Weber-van Bosse (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 27: 67-101, 15 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Metagoniolithon is Metagoniolithon charoides (J.V.Lamouroux) Weber Bosse.

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

Corallina radiata Lamarck

Type Information
Type locality: "Habite les mers de la Nouvelle-Hollande. Péron et Lesueur."; (Lamarck 1815: 240) Holotype: Péron & Lesueur; PC; (Womersly & Johansen 1996: 319)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), radiate.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Occurs along rough-water coasts of southern Australia, but less so on coasts of moderate water movement; from low tide level to 32 m deep (Womersley & Johansen in Womersley 1996: 320).

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 August 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 June 2024

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