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Laurencia aldingensis Y.Saito & Womersley

Publication details
Laurencia aldingensis Y.Saito & Womersley 1974: 821, figs 1 B-D; 7

Published in: Saito, Y. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1974). The southern Australian species of Laurencia (Ceramiales: Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 22: 815-874, 27 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Aldinga reef, South Australia (Womersley 2003: 459). Holotype: Womersley; 25 November 1973; on Sargassum decipiens in shallow pools near reef edge. AD A44448- “Marine Algae of southern Australia” No. 167 (Womersley 2003: 459). Notes: Isotypes in AD, A44448- “Marine Algae of southern Australia” No. 167 (Womersley, 2003: 459). Type locality: Aldinga reef, S.A., on Sargassum linearifolium, S. decipiens and Cystophyllum onustum in shallow, outer reef pools (Saito & Womersly 1974: 823).

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Key references
Hernández, O.E., Sentíes, A., Dreckmann, K.M., Cassano, V. & Fujii, M.T. (2017). Species diversity and biogeographical patterns of Laurencia sensu stricto (Rhodophyta) in the Atlantic Ocean. Diversidad de especies y patrones biogeográ cos de Laurencia sensu stricto (Rhodophyta) en el océano Atlántico. Hidrobiologica 27(3): 301-314, 3 figs, 2 tables.

Metti, Y. Huisman, J.M. & Millar, A.J.K. (2018). Laurencia. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 521-529. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Soares, L.P., Carneiro, P.B de M. & Fujii, M.T. (2018). New records of red seaweeds to the coast of Ceará State, northeastern Brazil. Hoehnea 45(2): 323-347, 11 figs.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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