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Herposiphonia calothrix (Harvey) Womersley 2003

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Herposiphonieae
Genus Herposiphonia


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Herposiphonia calothrix (Harvey) Womersley


Publication details
Herposiphonia calothrix (Harvey) Womersley 2003: 290-292, fig. 126

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
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Publication date: "24 February, 2003"

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herposiphonia is Herposiphonia tenella (C.Agardh) Ambronn.

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

Polysiphonia calothrix Harvey

Type information
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Womersley 2003: 190). Lectotype: on mid-tide rocks. Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 178B (Womersley 2003: 290). Notes: Trav. Set 337 missing in 1952 (Womersley, 2003: 190).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia calothrix Harvey 1855
Vertebrata calothrix (Harvey) Kuntze 1891
Lophosiphonia calothrix (Harvey) De Toni 1903

General environment
This is a marine species.

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