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Austroclonium charoides (Harvey) Min-Thein & Womersley 1976

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Cystocloniaceae
Genus Austroclonium


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Austroclonium charoides (Harvey) Min-Thein & Womersley


Publication details
Austroclonium charoides (Harvey) Min-Thein & Womersley 1976: 131, figs 48, 69

Published in: Min-Thein, U. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1976). Studies on southern Australian taxa of Solieriaceae, Rhabdoniaceae and Rhodophyllidaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 24: 1-166, 69 figs.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Austroclonium.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Rhabdonia charoides Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 283). Lectotype: Harvey; TCD, Herb. Harvey Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 393E (Womersley 1994: 433). Notes: Womersley (1994: 433) notes that there are isolectotypes in MEL (45110) and AD (A18254).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhabdonia charoides Harvey 1862

General environment
This is a marine species.

Occurs in moderately deep water, epiphytic on sea-grasses and some larger algae under moderate water movement (Womersley 1994: 435).

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Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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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