Rhodymenia verrucosa 1996
Rhodymenia verrucosa Womersley 1996: 77, figs 27, 30C
Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. pp. -392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study with assistance from the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Publication date: "Published 28 June, 1996"
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halopeltis verrucosa (Womersley) G.W.Saunders
Type locality: Gabo I., Victoria, Australia (Womersley 1996: 78). Holotype (cystocarpic): S.A.Shepherd; 17 February 1973; 18 m deep. AD A43500 (Womersley 1996: 78). Notes: Womersley (1996: 78) notes that the syntype from Gabo I., Victoria, collected at 13 m depth, by Shepherd (14 February 1973) and located in AD, A43332, is tetrasporangial and cystocarpic.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), warty (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Saunders, G.W. & McDonald, B. (2010). DNA barcoding reveals multiple overlooked Australian species of the red algal order Rhodymeniales (Florideophyceae), with resurrection of Halopeltis J. Agardh and description of Pseudohalopeltis gen. nov. Botany 88: 639-667, 73 figs.
Created: 04 May 2001 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 19 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.