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Acrotylus prismaticus (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851

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

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Acrotylus prismaticus (J.Agardh) J.Agardh
Montebello Islands, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Acrotylus prismaticus (J.Agardh) J.Agardh
Montebello Islands, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Batrachospermum confusum (Bory) Hassall

Corynomorpha prismatica (J.Agardh) J.Agardh Montebello Islands, Western Australia
© J.M. 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

Basionym
Dumontia prismatica J.Agardh

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prism-shaped.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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