Acanthococcus ewingii , nom. illeg. 1860
Acanthococcus ewingii Harvey 1860: pl. 141, nom. illeg.
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 3. pp. viii, Plates CXXI-CLXXX (with text). London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychodea hamata Harvey
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of name for Mychodea hamata Harvey, 1859. - (27 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Mychodeaceae Kylin 1932: 62. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 450-470. Canberra:
Created: 26 May 2003 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 27 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 13 August 2020.