Craspedocarpus blepharicarpus ( ) Min-Thein & 1976
Craspedocarpus blepharicarpus (Harvey) Min-Thein & Womersley Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Craspedocarpus blepharicarpus (Harvey) Min-Thein & Womersley 1976: 106, figs 39A,C-E, 40, 63B
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.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Craspedocarpus is Craspedocarpus erosus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) F.Schmitz.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Rhodophyllis blepharicarpa Harvey
Type locality: Swan River, Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 285). Notes: Womersley (1994: 423) gives the following data for the type: Type from Garden and Rottnest Is, W. Aust.; lectotype in Herb. Harvey, TCD (not yet chosen). Silva et al. (1966: 285) note that Harvey cited "Garden Island and Rottnest" (pl. CCLIV) and "Fremantle" (p. xl), but the holotype sheet reproduced as fig. 63B in Min-Thein & Womersley (1976) is marked "Swan R.".
This is a marine species.
Occurs mainly in moderate depths under slight to moderate water movement, commonly as an epiphyte on Amphibolis stems (Womersley 1994: 423).
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. -508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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