Champia womersleyi A.J.K. 1998
Champia womersleyi A.J.K.Millar 1998: 16, figs 1, 3-19
Published in: Millar, A.J.K. (1998). Champia womersleyi (Champiaceae, Rhodophyta) a flattened and dichotomous new species from the South-Western Pacific. Botanica Marina 41: 15-21, 19 figs.
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This is a marine species.
At Coffs Harbour, uncommon and found only on stalks of tube worms at 5-7 m depth during the austral winter; at Lord Howe and Norfolk islands, abundant, occurs in deep water (to 34 m), and can be a large component of the turf algal flora, covering several square metres of the sides of rocky bommies (dome-shaped coral-covered reefs) and pinnacles during all seasons of the year (Millar 1998: 16).
Type locality: Norfolk I. (off Captain Cook Memorial), South Pacific (Millar 1998: 16). Holotype: A.J.K. Millar & J. Marges; 16 September 1996; 20 m deep on sides and at bases of large rocky pinnacles. NSW 403309 (Millar 1998: 16).
Created: 14 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Millar, A.J.K. (1998). Champia womersleyi (Champiaceae, Rhodophyta) a flattened and dichotomous new species from the South-Western Pacific. Botanica Marina 41: 15-21, 19 figs.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2020.