Rhabdonia coccinea (Harvey) Harvey 1847

Publication Details
Rhabdonia coccinea (Harvey) Harvey 1847: 408

Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1847). Algae tasmanicae: being a catalogue of the species of algae collected on the shores of Tasmania by Ronald Gunn, Esq., Dr. Heannerett, Mrs. Smith, Dr. Lyall and Dr. J.D. Hooker; with characters of the new species. London Journal of Botany 6: 397-417.

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhabdonia.

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

Chrysymenia coccinea Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: "George Town, V. D. L., R. Gunn, Esq., n. 1301" [Georgetown, Tasmania]; (Harvey 1844: 448) Holotype: Gunn 1301; BM; (Womersley 1994: 347)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

A deep water species on rough-water coasts or with strong tidal currents (Womersley 1994: 347).

Created: 19 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 February 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 February 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2023

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