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Chlorodesmis major Zanardini 1874

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Udoteaceae
Genus Chlorodesmis

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Chlorodesmis major Zanardini
Lord Howe Island, Australia. 21 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chlorodesmis major Zanardini
Lord Howe Island, Australia. 21 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chlorodesmis major Zanardini
Lord Howe Island, Australia. 21 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

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Chlorodesmis major Zanardini Lord Howe Island, Australia
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Publication details
Chlorodesmis major Zanardini 1874: 504

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1874). Phyceae australicae novae vel minus cognitae. Flora 57: 486-490, 497-505.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlorodesmis is Chlorodesmis comosa Harvey & Bailey.

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

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. ins. Lord Howe • (Fullagar et Lind.)" [Lord Howe Island, Australia] (Zanardini 1874: 505). Type: MCVE?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chlorodesmis torresiensis W.R.Taylor 1945

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cribb, A.B. (1960). Records of marine algae from south-eastern Queensland V. University of Queensland Papers, Department of Botany 4: 3-31, 9 pls.

Gepp, A. & Gepp, E.S. (1911). The Codiaceae of the Siboga Expedition including a monograph of Flabellarieae and Udoteae Siboga-Expeditie Monographie LXII. pp. 1-150, 22 pls. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i]-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

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