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Chylocladia tasmanica Harvey 1844

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Champiaceae
Genus Chylocladia

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Chylocladia tasmanica Harvey
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 1 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Chylocladia tasmanica Harvey
Map Reef, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Chylocladia tasmanica Harvey
Coeloclonium tasmanicum, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 15 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chylocladia tasmanica Harvey
Coeloclonium tasmanicum, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 15 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Euglena clara Skuja

Coeloclonium tasmanicum (Harvey) Womersley Map Reef, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Chylocladia tasmanica Harvey 1844: 444

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1844). Algae of Tasmania. London Journal of Botany 3: 428-454.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chylocladia is Chylocladia kaliformis (Goodenough & Woodward) Hooker.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coeloclonium tasmanicum (Harvey) Womersley

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

Nomenclatural notes
""... a fine Chylocladia, probably new, but too closely allied to C. articulata for me to venture to describe it without more perfect specimens.", but then he proceeded to describe the two imperfect and decomposed specimens [INA]. - (27 Feb 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Variable in robustness, the slender specimens occurring in sheltered waters and robust ones on rough-water coasts; it occurs from low tide level to 20 m deep (Womersley 2003: 413).

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Womersley 2003: 413). Lectotype: Gunn 1295; TCD, Herb. Harvey (Womersley 2003: 413).

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
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.

Created: 17 October 2003 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 27 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 10 August 2020.

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