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Heringia furcata Harvey 1862

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Caulacanthaceae
Genus Heringia

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Heringia furcata Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Heringia furcata Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Heringia furcata Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Heringia furcata Harvey

 

Liagora canariensis Børgesen

Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Heringia furcata Harvey 1862: pl. 215

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Heringia is Heringia mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furcate, forked (Stearn 1992).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria (Womersley 1994: 408). Lectotype: TCD, Herb. Harvey Alg. Aust. Exsicc.311 (Womersley 1994: 408). Notes: Collector: Harvey (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype designated by Womersley (Searles 1968: 39).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Chiovitti, A., Kraft, G.T., Saunders, G.W., Liao, M.-L. & Bacic, A. (1995). A revision of the systematics of the Nizymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) based on polysacharides, anatomy and nucleotide sequences. Journal of Phycology 31: 153-166, 11 figs, 3 tables.

Key references
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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