Cirrulicarpus australis Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971

Publication Details
Cirrulicarpus australis Womersley & R.E.Norris 1971: 19, 20, figs 39-43, 90

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Norris, R.E. (1971). The morphology and taxonomy of Australian Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 2): 1-62, 108 figs..

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cirrulicarpus is Cirrulicarpus gmelinii (J.V.Lamouroux) Tokida & Masaki.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Croisettea australis (Womersley & R.E.Norris) M.J.Wynne.

Type Information
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia; (Womersley & Norris 1971: 19) Holotype (female): Wilson; 15 January 1895; MEL; 1005814 (Womersley & Norris 1971: 19)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 26 September 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 September 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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