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Rhodocallis elegans Kützing 1847

Publication details
Rhodocallis elegans Kützing 1847: 36

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodocallis.

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

Type information
Type locality: "Neuholland" (Herb. Binder) (Womersley 1998: 366). Type: Herb. Kützing, L 941, 253...292 (Womersley 1998: 366).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ptilota rhodocallis Harvey 1858

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodocallis elegans Kützing)
Asia: Japan (Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 1998), Tasmania (Womersley 1998), Victoria (Womersley 1998, Choi, Kraft, Lee & Saunders 2002).

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 06 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 January 2009 by G.M. Guiry

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References
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Hommersand, M.H., Wilson, S.M. & Kraft, G.T. (1998). Morphology and systematics of Rhodocallis elegans, Rhodocallideae, trib. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from southeastern Australia. Journal of Phycology 34: 865-879, 36 figs.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 October 2021.

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