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Phitymophora amansioides (Sonder) Womersley 1965

Publication details
Phitymophora amansioides (Sonder) Womersley 1965: 436

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1965). The morphology and relationships of Sonderella (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae). Australian Journal of Botany 13: 435-450, 16 figs, 3 plates.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Phitymophora is Phitymophora imbricata (Areschoug) J.Agardh.

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

Delesseria amansioides Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Encounter Bay, South Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 464). Holotype: Mueller; MEL 4389 (Womersley 2003: 65). Notes: Womersley (2003: 65) notes that the holotype is tetrasporangial and that there are syntypes (cystocarpic) in MEL (4388, 4390).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Delesseria amansioides Sonder 1853

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Delesseria imbricata Areschoug 1854
Chauvinia imbricata (Areschoug) Harvey 1862
Delesseria rigida Kützing 1869
Phitymophora imbricata (Areschoug) J.Agardh 1898

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phitymophora amansioides (Sonder) Womersley)
Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Millar & Kraft 1993, Womersley 2003), South Australia (Womersley 2003, Wynne 2014), Victoria (Womersley 2003).

Subantarctic Islands: Amsterdam Island (Wynne & Scott 1989, Silva & al. 1996).

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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