Carpopeltis spongeaplexa Womersley & J.A.Lewis 1994

Publication Details
Carpopeltis spongeaplexa Womersley & J.A.Lewis 1994: 172-175, figs 48C, 49G-I, 50D,E (as 'spongeaplexus')

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 (holotype) of the genus Carpopeltis is Carpopeltis phyllophora (Hooker f. & Harvey) F.Schmitz.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Geographe Bay, W. Australia; (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 173) Lectotype: Herb. Agardh, LD; 23065 (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 173) Notes: Isolectotype in MEL (606034).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

On rough-water coasts, 2-30 m deep; thick sponge cover over most of the thallus (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 175).

Created: 30 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 March 2011

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