Spirophycus acicularis


Taxonavigation: Ceramiales 

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

Familia: Rhodomelaceae
Tribus: Lophothalieae
Genus: Spirophycus
Species: Spirophycus acicularis


Spirophycus acicularis A.J.K.Millar, 2000

  • Type locality: Approximately 100 m south east of rock platform at Minnie Water (29°47'S, 153°18'E), New South Wales, Australia.
  • Holotype: A.J.K. Millar & K.L. Christian; 3 June 1998; Growing on stalks of polychaete tube worms, at 12 m depth. NSW 425832.


  • Millar, A.J.K. 2000. Spirophycus acicularis, a new red algal genus and species in the Lophothalieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales) from eastern Australia. Phycologia 39: 87–95. Reference page. : 88, figs. 1–24
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Spirophycus acicularis. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 2 November 2017.