Sonderophycus capensis (Montagne) M.J.Wynne 2011

Peyssonnelia capensis Montagne

Peyssonnelia capensis MontagneRottnest Island, Western Australia.John Huisman (

Publication Details
Sonderophycus capensis (Montagne) M.J.Wynne 2011: 106

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (2011). A checklist of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: third revision. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 140: [1] 7-166.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sonderophycus is Sonderophycus australis (Sonder) Denizot.

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

Peyssonnelia capensis Montagne

Type Information
Type locality: Durban, South Africa; (Silva & al. 1996: 210) Type: Drège; Herb. Montagne, PC; (Womersley 1994: 155) Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Papenfuss (1952: 175) (Silva et al., 1996). According to Womersley (1994:155) the type material was collected at Port Natal, S. Africa.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 June 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 June 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 August 2022

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