Rhabdonia coccinea (Harvey) Harvey 1847
Current name: Rhabdonia coccinea (Harvey) Harvey
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.
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 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).
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