Type locality: Mooball Creek, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype: J.A. West and others; 25 September 2002; Epiphytic on various algae occurring on the base of Lumnitzera racemosa Willdenow, a mangrove species. NSW 610972. Notes: Type Culture: UTEX 2794. UTEX Culture Collection of Algae, 1 University Station A6700, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-0183, USA. CCAP 1383/1. Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, SAMS Research Services Ltd, Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Dunbeg, Argyll, PA37 1QA, UK.Sequence data: GenBank Accession number: rbcLAY617156; SSU- AY617151.