Euptilocladia spongiosa Wollaston 1968

Euptilocladia spongiosa Wollaston

Current name: Euptilocladia spongiosa Wollaston
Two Rocks, Western AustraliaJ.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Euptilocladia spongiosa Wollaston 1968: 269, 271, 275, figs. 13 B-J, 14 A-H; pl. 4

Published in: Wollaston, E.M. (1968). Morphology and taxonomy of southern Australian genera of Crouanieae Schmitz (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 16: 217-417, 42 figs, 10 pls, 1 table.

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

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

Type Information
Type locality: Robe , South Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 408) Holotype: Wollaston; 18 May 1964; AD; A27925 (Womersley 1998: 53) Notes: Womersley (1998: 53) notes that the type specimen was collected from drift and that there are also isotypes located in AD, A27925.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spongy, porous, soft like a wet sponge (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 January 2020

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