Heterocladia australis Decaisne 1842

Heterocladia australis Decaisne

Current name: Heterocladia australis Decaisne
Green Head, 160 km south of Geraldton, Western Australia; scale: 1 cm - 27 September 2022. John Huisman (john.huisman@dbca.wa.gov.au)

Publication Details
Heterocladia australis Decaisne 1842: 359

Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Essais sur une classification des algues et des polypiers calcifères de Lamouroux. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 17: 297-380, [pls 14-17].

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Heterocladia.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 500) Holotype: Leschenault; PC; (Womersley 2003: 284) Notes: Type from “cotes occidentale Nova Hollandiae” (Womersley, 2003: 284).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
A rare, deep-water alga (Womersley 2003: 284).

Created: 02 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 October 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2024

 
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