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Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Alsidieae
Genus Helminthochorton

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Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini
1. Branches with spine-like branchlets. 2. Lateral cystocarps (immature). 3. Rhizoidal tufts issuing from tips. 4. Natural habitat (Vietnam, lobster farm).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini
Panama. Saboga-Las Perlas. Habit showing numerous spur-like branchlets.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini
Panama. Transverse section of branch showing central filament surrounded by 5 pericentral cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini
Panama. Transverse section of branch cortex.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini
Panama. Transverse section of branch showing small lateral branchlet.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Asperococcus clathratus (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Hypnea spinella (C.Agardh) Kützing 1. Branches with spine-like branchlets. 2. Lateral cystocarps (immature). 3. Rhizoidal tufts issuing from tips. 4. Natural habitat (Vietnam, lobster farm).
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini 1843: 48

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1843). Saggio di classificazione naturale delle Ficee del Dottore Giovanni Zanardini aggiunti nuovi studii sopra l'androsace degli antichi con tavola miniata ed enumerazione di tutte le specie scoperte e raccolte dall'autore in Dalmazia. pp. [1]-64, 2 folded tables, 1 col. pl. Venezia [Venice]: Dallo Stabilimento tipographico enciclopedico di Girolamo Tasso.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea spinella (C.Agardh) Kützing

Basionym
Sphaerococcus spinellus C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Indiae occidentalis" (West Indies) Type: LD Herb. alg. Agardh 33888 (Yoshida 1998: 744). Notes: Dawson (1961: 238) gives the following additional data: collected in coral, by Aspergen. According to Haroun & Prud'homme van Reine, 1993: 122) the lectotype (in LD) is herb Ag. 33888, "Vestindien"

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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Verified by: 16 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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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 20 June 2019.

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