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Liagora howensis A.H.S.Lucas 1935

Publication details
Liagora howensis A.H.S.Lucas 1935: 215-216

Published in: Lucas, A.H.S. (1935). The marine algae of Lord Howe Island. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 60: 194-232, 7 figs, Plates V-IX.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Liagora is Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
lower intertidal region to depths of 5 m, epilithic (Huisman 2002). - (9 Apr 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Occurs in the lower intertidal region to a depth of 5 m; found in all seasons (Huisman 2006: 69).

Type information
Type locality: Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia (Huisman 2002: 777). Lectotype: F. Perrin & A.H.S. Lucas; June 1933; NSW 288813 (Huisman 2002: 777). Notes: Isolectotype: NSW 288814-288817.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2002). The type and Australian species of the red algal genera Liagora and Ganonema (Liagoraceae, Nemaliales). Australian Systematic Botany 15: 773-838.

Huisman, J.M. (2006). Liagora. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 56-76. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2020.

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