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Erythrotrichia ligulata Womersley 1994

Publication details
Erythrotrichia ligulata Womersley 1994: 28, 30, fig. 2E-H

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Erythrotrichia is Erythrotrichia ceramicola (Lyngbye) Areschoug.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyrostromium ligulatum (Womersley) J.A.West & Zuccarello

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Epiphytic on Heterozoa (drift), on Myriodesma harveyanum in the sublittoral fringe and on Codium fragile in pools (Womersley 1994: 30).

Type information
Type locality: Warrnambool, Victoria (Womersley 1994: 30). Holotype: Kraft; 1September 1971; on Heterozostera, drift in harbour. AD A39356 (Womersley 1994: 30).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Erythrotrichia ligulata Womersley)
Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 1994), Tasmania (Womersley 1994), Victoria (Womersley 1994).

Source of current name
Zuccarello, G.C., Yoon, H.S., Kim, H., Sun, L., de Goer, S.L. & West, J.A. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the upright Erythropeltidales (Compsopogonophyceae, Rhodophyta): multiple cryptic lineages of Erythrotrichia carnea. Journal of Phycology 47(3 ): 627-637.

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