Heringia furcata 1862
Nizymenia furcata (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Heringia furcata Harvey 1862: pl. 215
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 January 2021.