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Lomentaria benahoarensis Afonso-Carrillo, Sangil & Sansón

Publication details
Lomentaria benahoarensis Afonso-Carrillo, Sangil & Sansón 2009: 238, figs 2-23

Published in: Afonso-Carrillo, J., Sangil, C. & Sansón, M. (2009). Lomentaria benahoarensis (Lomentariaceae, Rhodophyta), a diminutive epiphytic new species from La Palma, Canary Islands (eastern Atlantic Ocean). Botanica Marina 52(3): 236-247, 23 figs, 2 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria is Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

Habitat notes
Epiphytic on dense turfs dominated by Corallina elongata in the lower eulittoral at moderately exposed sites. - (18 Mar 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: La Salemera, La Palma, Canary Islands (Afonso-Carrillo, Sangil & Sansón 2009: 239). Holotype: female gametophyte (fig. 4): C. Sangil; 3 April 2004; Lower eulittoral. TFC Phyc 13340 (Afonso-Carrillo, Sangil & Sansón 2009: 239). Notes: Phyc 13340 is the number given in the text but in the legend to fig. 4 the number cited is Phyc 14340. Isotypes: TFC Phyc 13099, sterile, male and female gametophytes; TFC Phyc 14338, sterile; TFC Phyc 14339 and 14341, female gametophytes; TFC Phyc 14342, male gametophyte; TFC Phyc 14343, tetrasporophyte.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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Afonso-Carrillo, J., Sangil, C. & Sansón, M. (2009). Lomentaria benahoarensis (Lomentariaceae, Rhodophyta), a diminutive epiphytic new species from La Palma, Canary Islands (eastern Atlantic Ocean). Botanica Marina 52(3): 236-247, 23 figs, 2 tables.

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