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Heydrichia woelkerlingii R.A.Townsend, Y.M.Chamberlain & Keats 1994

Publication details
Heydrichia woelkerlingii R.A.Townsend, Y.M.Chamberlain & Keats 1994: 178-183, figs 1-28

Published in: Townsend, R.A., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Keats, D.W. (1994). Heydrichia woelkerlingii gen. & sp. nov., a newly discovered non-geniculate red alga (Coralinales, Rhodophyta) from Cape Province, South Africa. Phycologia 33: 177-186, 24 figs.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Heydrichia.

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

Type information
Type locality: Oudekraal, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 275). Holotype (tetrasporic): Anderson; 6 June 1986; L YMC 88/60 (Townsend, Chamberlain & Keats 1994: 178). Notes: Isotype: LTB.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Occurs from low spring tide level to at least 8 m subtidally but is most abundant along the sublittoral fringe and shallow subtidal zone (Townsend et al. 1994: 179).

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Source of current name
Townsend, R.A., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Keats, D.W. (1994). Heydrichia woelkerlingii gen. & sp. nov., a newly discovered non-geniculate red alga (Coralinales, Rhodophyta) from Cape Province, South Africa. Phycologia 33: 177-186, 24 figs.

Key references
Richards, J.L., Sauvage, T., Schmidt, W.E., Fredericq, S., Hughey, J.R. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2017). The coralline genera Sporolithon and Heydrichia (Sporolithales, Rhodophyta) clarified by sequencing type material of their generitypes and other species. Journal of Phycology 53(5): 1044-1059.

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Townsend, R.A., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Keats, D.W. (1994). Heydrichia woelkerlingii gen. & sp. nov., a newly discovered non-geniculate red alga (Coralinales, Rhodophyta) from Cape Province, South Africa. Phycologia 33: 177-186, 24 figs.

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