Tylotus obtusatus (Sonder) J.Agardh 1876

Tylotus obtusatus (Sonder) J.Agardh

Current name: Tylotus obtusatus (Sonder) J.Agardh
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication Details
Tylotus obtusatus (Sonder) J.Agardh 1876: 428

Published in: 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. Epicrisis systematis Floridearum. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: apud T.O. Weigel.

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Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876 [TL2]

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

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

Chondrus obtusatus Sonder

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Geographe Bay, Western Australia; (Kraft 1977: 245) Lectotype: Preiss; Herb. Sonder, MEL; 44500 (Kraft 1977: 245)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Thalli grow on rock from 0.5 to 10 m deep in areas usually subject to heavy surge (Kraft 1977: 247). More commonly found on West Australian coasts but occurs, in moderately deep water, as far east as Western Port, Victoria (Kraft & Womersley 1994: 330).

Created: 16 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2024

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