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Callophycus africanus (F.Schmitz) F.E.Hewitt 1960

Publication details
Callophycus africanus (F.Schmitz) F.E.Hewitt 1960: 205, figs 16-23; pls 27-29

Published in: Hewitt, F.E. (1960). A morphological study of three South African Gigartinales. University of California Publications in Botany 32(3): 195-233, 35 figs, Plates 26-32.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Callophycus is Callophycus dorsifer (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva.

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

Basionym
Thysanocladia africana F.Schmitz

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to Africa.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium serratum K├╝tzing 1868

Nomenclatural notes
See Dumilag. Nelson & Kraft (2019: 271) with regard to taxonomic status. - (3 Feb 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Key references
Dumilag, R.V., Nelson, W.A. & Kraft, G.T. (2019). Validation and phylogenetic placement of the Placentophoraceae fam. nov. (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 58(3): 269-275, 13 figs.

Norris, R.E. (1987). Callophycus (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae) in Natal, with the description of a new species. South African Journal of Botany 53: 234-238, 9 figs.

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