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Hydropuntia cornea (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Hydropuntia

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Hydropuntia cornea (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne
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Publication details
Hydropuntia cornea (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne 1989: 476

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (1989). The re-instatement of Hydropuntia Montagne (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta). Taxon 38: 476-479.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hydropuntia is Hydropuntia urvillei Montagne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Crassiphycus corneus (J.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq

Basionym
Gracilaria cornea J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Pernambuco (?), Brazil (Bird, Oliveira Filho & McLachlan 1986: 2049). Lectotype: Fig. 8 (male): Herb. Agardh, LD (ex herb. J.E. Areschoug) 29370 (left-hand side) (Bird, Oliveira Filho & McLachlan 1986: 2049). Notes: Syntypes: 29370, in LD (tetrasporangial); BM (tetrasporangial); FH. Type locality ? Brazil: Pernambuco [Recife] (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Guiry, M.D., Norris, J.N., Fredericq, S. & Gurgel C.F.D. (2018). Crassiphycus Guiry, Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, gen. nov., a replacement name for Crassa Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, nom. inval. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), with some additional nomenclatural notes. Notulae Algarum 82: 1-4, no figs.

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Lyra, G.D.M., Costa, E.D.S., Jesus, P.B. de, Matos, J.C.G. de, Caires, T.A., Oliveira, M.C., Oliveira, E.C., Xi, Z., Nunes, J.M.D.C. & Davis, C.C. (2015). Phylogeny of Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyte): evidence from plastid and mitochondrial nucleotide sequences. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 356-366.

Núñez-Resendiz, M.L., Dreckmann, K.M., Sentíes, A., Díaz-Larrea, J. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2015). Genetically recognizable but not morphologically: the cryptic nature of Hydropuntia cornea and H. usneoides (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in the Yucatan Peninsula. Phycologia 54(4): 407-416.

Núñez-Resendiz, M.L., Zuccarello, G.C., Dreckmann, K.M. & Sentíes, A. (2016). Phylogeography of Hydropuntia cornea/Hydropuntia usneoides complex (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in the Yucatan Peninsula. Phycologia 56(1): 14-20.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Created: 21 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Núñez-Resendiz, M.L., Dreckmann, K.M., Sentíes, A., Díaz-Larrea, J. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2015). Genetically recognizable but not morphologically: the cryptic nature of Hydropuntia cornea and H. usneoides (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in the Yucatan Peninsula. Phycologia 54(4): 407-416.
Núñez-Resendiz, M.L., Zuccarello, G.C., Dreckmann, K.M. & Sentíes, A. (2016). Phylogeography of Hydropuntia cornea/Hydropuntia usneoides complex (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in the Yucatan Peninsula. Phycologia 56(1): 14-20.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 July 2019.

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