Cymodocea antarctica (Labillardière) Endlicher 1837

Amphibolis antarctica (Labillardière) Sonder & Ascherson ex Ascherson

Amphibolis antarctica (Labillardière) Sonder & Ascherson ex AschersonCape Peron, south of Perth, Western Australia - 25 May 2011. John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication Details
Cymodocea antarctica (Labillardière) Endlicher 1837: 230

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cymodocea is Cymodocea aequorea K.D.Koenig.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphibolis antarctica (Labillardière) Sonder & Ascherson ex Ascherson.

Basionym
Ruppia antarctica Labillardière

Type Information
Type locality: “habitat ad terrae van-Leuwin littora” [Esperance Bay, Western Australia]; (Labillardière 1807: 116) Holotype: FI; barcode FI012119 (Robertson 1984: 104) Notes: Type from “Ad terrae Van-Leuwin littora” (Esperance Bay, W. Aust.). Isotype. P. Labillardière (1807) described and illustrated Ruppia antarctica (= Amphibolis antarctica) from material collected from New Holland, but some doubt exists whether he collected the specimen himself in 1791 or whether it was part of the collections of the Baudin expedition. isolectotype: P [barcode P00735051].

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 05 June 2020

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