Wrangelia mucronata Harvey 1859: 309, pl. 191B
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1859). Phycologia Australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all Known australian algae. Vol. 2. pp. [i]-viii, Plates LXI-CXX (with text). London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wollastoniella mucronata (Harvey) E.M.Gordon
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending in a short, sharp point.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Tasmania - probably N coast (Womersley 1998: 85). Holotype: Gunn; Herb. Harvey, TCD (Womersley 1998: 85).
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. -535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 12 June 2001 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 10 December 2008 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2019.