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Mychodea gracilaria (Sonder) Sonder

Publication details
Mychodea gracilaria (Sonder) Sonder 1880: 27

Published in: Sonder, O.G. (1880). Supplementum ad volumen undecimum Fragmentorum phytographiae Australiae, indices plantarum acotyledonarum complectens. I. - Algae australianae hactenus cognitae. In: Fragmenta phytographiae Australiae. (Mueller, F. von Eds), pp. 1-42. Melbourne: Auctoriatate Guberni Coloniae Victoriae. Ex officina Joannis Ferres.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mychodea is Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey.

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

Basionym
Acanthococcus gracilaria Sonder

Type information
Type locality: "Ad litus peninsulae Lefebre, Decbr." [Lefevre Peninsula, South Australia] (Sonder 1853: 683). Lectotype: F. Mueller sine numero; 16 December 1847; MEL 1007309 (Womersley 1994: 454). Notes: Womersley (1994: 454) notes that there are isolectotypes in MEL.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by Kraft (1978: 528, figs 5, 6, 32). - (20 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
See note for M. gracilaria (Sonder) Kraft.

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Key references
Kraft, G.T. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Mychodeaceae Kylin 1932: 62. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 450-470. Canberra:

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.

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: 1-1259.

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