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Wrangelia plumosa Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Wrangeliaceae
Tribe Wrangelieae
Genus Wrangelia

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Wrangelia plumosa Harvey
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Wrangelia plumosa Harvey
Cape Peron, south of Perth, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Wrangelia plumosa Harvey
Wrangelia plumosa, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Euthora cristata f. angustata (Lyngbye) Kjellman

Wrangelia plumosa Harvey Cape Peron, south of Perth, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Wrangelia plumosa Harvey 1844: 450

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1844). Algae of Tasmania. London Journal of Botany 3: 428-454.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Wrangelia is Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dasya pallida Sonder 1845
Wrangelia gunniana J.Agardh 1876

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 432). Lectotype: Gunn 1315; Herb. Harvey,TCD (Womersley 1998: 28).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Wrangelia plumosa Harvey)
Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Kraft et al. 1999, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Houtman Abrolhos (Huisman 1997), Lord Howe Island (Millar & Kraft 1993), New South Wales (Millar 1990, Millar & Kraft 1993, Womersley 1998), Norfolk Island (Millar 1999 ), Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & Millar 2000), Queensland (Lewis 1984, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), South Australia (Womersley 1998), Tasmania (Womersley 1998), Victoria (Womersley 1998), Western Australia (Huisman & Walker 1990, Womersley 1998).

Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 23 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 December 2008 by Wendy Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2019.

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