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Hildenbrandia expansa Womersley, nom. illeg. 1994

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Hildenbrandiophycidae
Order Hildenbrandiales
Family Hildenbrandiaceae
Genus Hildenbrandia

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Hildenbrandia expansa Womersley
Williamstown, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia; on rock in shallow subtidal. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Hildenbrandia expansa Womersley Williamstown, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia; on rock in shallow subtidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
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.
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Publication date: "Published 14 January. 1994"

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hildenbrandia is Hildenbrandia prototypus Nardo.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hildenbrandia patula H.B.S.Womersley

Type information
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).

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Hildenbrandia expansa Dickie, 1874; renamed Hildenbrandia expansa Womersley, 1996. - (19 Mar 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Hildenbrandia expansa Womersley)
Australia and New Zealand: Tasmania (Womersley 1994), Victoria (Womersley 1994).

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [1]-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study with assistance from the State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 27 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 08 June 2009 by G.M. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2021.

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