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Kallymenia maculata Weber Bosse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Kallymeniaceae
Genus Kallymenia

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Kallymenia maculata Weber Bosse
Ashmore Reef, Ashmore and Cartier Islands [Administered by Australia]. 24 Feb 2014. John Huisman. © John Huisman.

 

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Kallymenia maculata Weber Bosse Ashmore Reef, Ashmore and Cartier Islands [Administered by Australia]
© John Huisman

Publication details
Kallymenia maculata Weber Bosse 1928: 398, fig. 148

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1928). Liste des algues du Siboga, IV. Rhodophyceae. Troisème partie. Gigartinales et Rhodymeniales et tableau de la distribution des Chlorophycées, Phaeophycées et Rhodophycées de l'Archipel Malaisien. Siboga-Expeditie Monographie 59d. pp. 393-533, figs 143-213, pls XI-XVI. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Kallymenia is Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhytimenia maculata (Weber Bosse) Huisman & G.W.Saunders

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spotted, blotched (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: 'Stat. 81. Banc de Borneo, Sebangkatan...' [Pulau Sebangatan, Makassar Strait, Indonesia] (Huisman et al. 2016: 301). Lectotype (cystocarpic specimen 335): 14 June 1899 (fide Tydeman, 1902); 'coral bottom and Lithothamnion'; dredged from 34 m. L 0055978: 335 and a slide preparation (figs 2, 3) (Huisman et al. 2016: 301). Notes: Isolectotypes: specimen 334 and an unnumbered specimen.

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Source of current name
Huisman, J.M., Saunders, G.W., Le Gall, L. & Vergés, A. (2016). Rhytimenia, a new genus of red algae based on the rare Kallymenia maculata (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 55(3): 299-307.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 June 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Huisman, J.M., Saunders, G.W., Le Gall, L. & Vergés, A. (2016). Rhytimenia, a new genus of red algae based on the rare Kallymenia maculata (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 55(3): 299-307.

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