Kallymenia tasmanica Harvey 1859: 325
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1859). Algae. Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross...Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. Monocotyledones and Acotyledones. (Hooker, J.D. Eds) Vol. II, pp. 282-343. London: Lovell Reeve.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Croisettea tasmanica (Harvey) M.J.Wynne
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
A sublittoral species ranging from just below low tide level to 10 m deep (Womersley 1994: 236).
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Womersley 1994: 236). Lectotype: TCD, Herb. Harvey Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 418 (Womersley 1994: 236).
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2018). Regarding Kallymenia J.Agardh, 1842, Euhymenia Kützing nom. illeg. 1843, and the proposal of Croisettea gen. nov. (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Notulae Algarum 76: 1-4.
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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Verified by: 26 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 19 November 2019.