Neurophyllis australis Zanardini 1874: 499 (as 'Nevrophyllis' )
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1874). Phyceae australicae novae vel minus cognitae. Flora 57: 486-490, 497-505.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Neurophyllis.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychodea australis (Zanardini) Kraft
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Hab. Port Philip – (Ferd. von Mueller.)." [Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia] (Zanardini 1874: 468). Holotype: Ferd. von Mueller; MCVE 786 (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 248).
Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. (1978). Studies of marine algae in the lesser-known families of the Gigartinales (Rhodophyta). III. The Mychodeaceae and Mychodeophyllaceae. Australian Journal of Botany 26: 515-610, 46 figs.
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Verified by: 28 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 27 February 2020.