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Delesseria violacea J.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Delesseria violacea J.Agardh 1872: 52, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1872). Bidrag till Florideernes systematik. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 8(6): 1-60.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Delesseria is Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cumathamnion serrulatum (Harvey) M.J.Wynne & G.W.Saunders

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: superfluous name for Delesseria serrulata Harvey. - (19 Jul 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ad Japonicum [Japan]

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). Taxonomic assessment of North American species of the genera Cumathamnion, Delesseria, Membranoptera and Pantoneura (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) using molecular data. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 27(3): 155-173.

Key references
Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

Created: 18 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 September 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Mikami, H. (1972). On Delesseria violacea (Harvey) Kylin. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 20: 54-58.

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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 21 May 2019.

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