Pectinella antarctica (Labillardière) J.Black 1913
Amphibolis antarctica (Labillardière) Sonder & Ascherson ex Ascherson Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; pools in lower shore
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Pectinella antarctica (Labillardière) J.Black 1913: 1
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pectinella.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphibolis antarctica (Labillardière) Sonder & Ascherson ex Ascherson
Ruppia antarctica Labillardière
Type locality: “habitat ad terrae van-Leuwin littora” [Esperance Bay, Western Australia] (Labillardière 1807: 116). Holotype: FI barcode FI012119 (Robertson 1984: 104). Notes: Type from “Ad terrae Van-Leuwin littora” (Esperance Bay, W. Aust.). Isotype. P. Labillardière (1807) described and illustrated Ruppia antarctica (= Amphibolis antarctica) from material collected from New Holland, but some doubt exists whether he collected the specimen himself in 1791 or whether it was part of the collections of the Baudin expedition. isolectotype: P [barcode P00735051].
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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
Robertson, E.L. (1984). Seagrasses. In: The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Part 1. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 57-122. Adelaide: D.J. Woolman, Government Printer, South Australia.
Created: 23 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 24 June 2010 by G.M. Guiry
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Black, J.M. (1913). The flowering and fruiting of Pectinella antarctica (Cymodocea antarctica). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 37: 1-5, 1 plate.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 October 2021.