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Mychodea chondroides Kützing

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

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Mychodea chondroides Kützing
Cape Peron, Western Australia; epiphytic on Amphibolis antarctica. 02 Jan 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Pleurosigma elongatum W.Smith

Mychodea disticha Harvey Cape Peron, Western Australia; epiphytic on Amphibolis antarctica
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Mychodea chondroides Kützing 1867: 24, pl. 82 a

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1867). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVII pp. [i-iii], 1-30, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mychodea is Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychodea disticha Harvey

Basionym
Mychodea disticha Harvey

Type information
Type locality: "East coast. Gunn" [east coast of Tasmania] (Harvey 1859: 323). Lectotype: Gunn; TCD 0011966 (Kraft 1978: 460). Notes: Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 4161

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: ‘"Philipp Island. Nova Hollandia: Dr Ferd. Mueller. 1865" [Philip Island, Victoria, Asutralia] (Kützing 1867: 24). Holotype: LD 4063986 (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 242).

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:

Key references
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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