Wrangelia galeae Sonder, nom. inval.
Wrangelia galeae Sonder 1881: 105, nom. inval. (as 'Galeae' )
Published in: [Sonder, O.G.] (1881). Additamenta pro Supplemento voluminis undecimi [Supplement to volume Eleven. Algae. E manuscriptis praecipue Sonderi. In: Fragmenta phytographiae Australiae. (Mueller, F. von Eds), pp. 105-106. Melbourne: Auctoritate Guberni Coloniae Victoriae. Ex officina Joannis Ferres.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 432) this name is invalid; Gordon (1972: 39) says "Material bearing this name has not been found, and the name has not been published since Sonder's list." - (23 Jun 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Intended type locality locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 432).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Gordon, E.M. (1972). Comparative morphology and taxonomy of the Wrangelieae, Sphondylothamnieae and Spermothamnieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany, Supplement 4: 1-180, 63 figs, 3 tables.
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.
Created: 23 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 June 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 22 November 2019.