Acanthophora dendroides Harvey 1855
Acanthophora dendroides Harvey
Rottnest Island, Western AustraliaJohn Huisman (email@example.com)
Acanthophora dendroides Harvey 1855: 538
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acanthophora is Acanthophora thierryi J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia; (Harvey 1855: 538) Lectotype: W.H.Harvey; TCD; Harvey Trav. Set 224 (Parnell & al. 2010: 138) Notes: According to Perrone et al. (2006), the "holotype" is located in BM.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), tree-like, resembling a tree in shape (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 January 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 June 2023