Phymatolithon masonianum Wilks & Woelkerling 1994

Phymatolithon masonianum Wilks & Woelkerling

Current name: Phymatolithon masonianum Wilks & Woelkerling
Gordon, TasmaniaJ.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Phymatolithon masonianum Wilks & Woelkerling 1994: 195, figs 11-15

Published in: Wilks, K.M. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1994). An account of southern Australian species of Phymatolithon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) with comments on Leptophytum. Australian Systematic Botany 7: 183-223, 18 figs, 2 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phymatolithon is Phymatolithon polymorphum Foslie.

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

Type Information
Type locality: "Ninepin Point, D’Entrecasteaux Channel, Tasmania, Australia"; (Wilks & Woelkerling 1994: 196) Holotype: G. Kraft; 4 January 1993; 6-12 m deep; LTB; 16679 (Wilks & Woelkerling 1994: 196)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Plants occur on sponge and rock at depths of 4-12 m (Wilks & Woelkerling 1995: 196). From 2-15 m deep (Womersley 1996: 187).

Created: 24 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 February 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2023

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