Hildenbrandia expansa , nom. illeg.
Hildenbrandia expansa Womersley Williamstown, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia; on rock in shallow subtidal
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Hildenbrandia expansa Womersley 1994: 145-147, figs 42D, 43D, nom. illeg.
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hildenbrandia patula H.B.S.Womersley
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Hildenbrandia expansa Dickie, 1874; renamed Hildenbrandia expansa Womersley, 1996. - (19 Mar 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Apollo Bay, Victoria (Womersley 1994: 147). Type: Womersley; 6 February 1990; in low eulittoral and uppermost sublittoral pools, shaded, on the S side of Point Bunbury. AD A60088 (Womersley 1994: 147).
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 27 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 08 June 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.