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Mychodea chamaedoridis Børgesen

Publication details
Mychodea chamaedoridis Børgesen 1943: 77, figs 41, 42

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1943). Some marine algae from Mauritius. III. Rhodophyceae. Part 2. Gelidiales, Cryptonemiales, Gigartinales. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 19(1): 1-85, 42 figs, 1 plate.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mychodea is Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Incorrectly as "chamaedoris" in Silva, Basson & Moe (1996). - (10 Mar 2014) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Reproduction in the type is not known, but Børgesen's illustrations of cross and longitudinal sections "are unlike that of any Mychodea)." (Kraft 1978: 571). - (25 Sep 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Flat Island, Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 309).

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Key references
Kraft, G.T. (1978). Studies of marine algae in the lesser-known families of the Gigartinales (Rhodophyta). III. The Mychodeaceae and Mychodeophyllaceae. Australian Journal of Botany 26: 515-610, 46 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2019.

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