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Callophycus serratus (Harvey ex Kützing) P.C.Silva 1957

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Placentophoraceae
Genus Callophycus

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Callophycus serratus (Harvey ex Kützing) P.C.Silva
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Callophycus serratus (Harvey ex Kützing) P.C.Silva
Hideaway Island, Vanuatu. -16m on a vertical reef wall. 20 Jun 2005. Kyatt Dixon (kyattdixon@gmail.com). © Kyatt Dixon (kyattdixon@gmail.com).

Callophycus serratus (Harvey ex Kützing) P.C.Silva
Houtman Abrolhos, Western australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Callophycus serratus (Harvey ex Kützing) P.C.Silva Hideaway Island, Vanuatu. -16m on a vertical reef wall
© Kyatt Dixon (kyattdixon@gmail.com)

Publication details
Callophycus serratus (Harvey ex Kützing) P.C.Silva 1957: 143

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1957). Remarks on algal nomenclature. Taxon 6: 141-145.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Callophycus is Callophycus dorsifer (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva.

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

Basionym
Thysanocladia serrata Harvey ex Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Tonga (South & Skelton 2003: 730). Notes: Friendly Islands: Harvey; in Sonder herb. (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Thysanocladia serrata Harvey ex Kützing 1869

Distributional notes
Fijian records of Callophycus are currently under investigation (South & Skelton, 2003).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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