Polyopes tenuis Womersley & J.A.Lewis 1994

Publication Details
Polyopes tenuis Womersley & J.A.Lewis 1994: 178, figs 48E, 51D-F, 52A

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Lewis, J.A. (1994). Family Halymeniaceae Bory 1828: 158. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 167-218. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Polyopes is Polyopes constrictus (Turner) J.Agardh.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Outer Harbor, S. Australia; (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 178) Holotype: Min-Thein; 6 June 1970; drift on amphibolis; AD; A35901 (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 178) Notes: Isotype in MELU (A39828).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

1-8 m deep (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 178).

Created: 29 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 10 June 2009

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