Halopeltis australis

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Halopeltis australis


Taxonavigation: Rhodymeniales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Rhodymeniales

Familia: Rhodymeniaceae
Genus: Halopeltis
Species: Halopeltis australis


Halopeltis australis (J.Agardh) G.W.Saunders, in Saunders & McDonald 2010


  • Basionym
  • Homotypic
    • Palmaria australis (J.Agardh) O.Kuntze, 1891
  • Heterotypic
    • Rhodymenia australis Sonder, 1845, nom. illeg. superfl.
    • Sphaerococcus australis Kützing, 1849, nom. illeg. (later homonym of Sphaerococcus australis Harvey 1844)
    • Rhodymenia foliifera Harvey, 1863
    • Gigartina foliifera (Harvey) D.H.Kim, 1976
    • Rhodymenia sonderi P.C.Silva, 1996


  • Saunders, G.W. & McDonald, B. 2010. DNA barcoding reveals multiple overlooked Australian species of the red algal order Rhodymeniales (Florideophyceae), with resurrection of Halopeltis J. Agardh and description of Pseudohalopeltis gen. nov. Botany 88: 639–667, 73 figs. DOI: 10.1139/B10-038 Reference page. : 657
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. Halopeltis australis. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 24 June 2018.
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