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Bryopsis minor Womersley

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Bryopsidaceae
Genus Bryopsis

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Bryopsis minor Womersley
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Bryopsis minor Womersley
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Cocconeis placentula var. intermedia (M.Peragallo & Héribaud-Joseph) Cleve

Bryopsis minor Womersley Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Bryopsis minor Womersley 1955: 387, fig. 1

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1955). New marine Chlorophyta from southern Australia. Pacific Science 9: 387-395, 11 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bryopsis is Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smaller, inferior, lesser (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: American River inlet, Kangaroo Island, South Australia (Womersley 1984: 276). Holotype: Womersley; 6 September 1946; on black buoy. ADU A4124 (Womersley 1984: 276).

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2005). Two new species of Bryopsis (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) from the Sultanate of Oman, with a census of currently recognized species in the genus. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 24: 229-256, 9 figs.

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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2019.

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