Acrotylus prismaticus (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851

Corynomorpha prismatica (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Corynomorpha prismatica (J.Agardh) J.AgardhMontebello Islands, Western AustraliaJohn Huisman (

Publication Details
Acrotylus prismaticus (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851: 193

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrotylus is Acrotylus australis J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corynomorpha prismatica (J.Agardh) J.Agardh.

Dumontia prismatica J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: India; (Silva & al. 1996: 185)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), prism-shaped.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

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 02 February 2023

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