Metagoniolithon stelliferum (Lamarck) Ducker 1979

Publication Details
Metagoniolithon stelliferum (Lamarck) Ducker 1979: 83, figs. 1-3

Published in: Ducker, S.C. (1979). The genus Metagoniolithon Weber-van Bosse (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 27: 67-101, 15 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Metagoniolithon is Metagoniolithon charoides (J.V.Lamouroux) Weber Bosse.

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

Corallina stellifera Lamarck

Type Information
Type locality: "Habite les mers Australes ou de la Nouvelle-Hollande. Péron et Lesueur."; (Lamarck 1815: 239) Holotype: Péron & Lesueur; PC; (Womersly & Johansen 1996: 321)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Common near low tide on coasts of moderate water movement, usually indirectly epiphytic on Amphibolis and occasionally on various larger algae or Heterozostera (Womersley & Johansen in Womersley 1996: 321).

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 August 2022

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