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Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing

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

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Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira.

Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing
South west of France, 2014,. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing
Hypnea musciformis, microscope tetrasporangia, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing
Hypnea musciformis, microscope, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009, Ignacio Bárbara . Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing
Hypnea musciformis, microscope, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing
Hypnea musciformis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing
South of Portugal, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing
Hawaii; hooked apices; scale 1 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman; scale 1 mm.

Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

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Antithamnion cristirhizophorum Tokida & Inaba

Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux Madeira
© Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com )

Publication details
Hypnophycus musciformis (Wulfen) Kützing 1843: 404

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus musciformis Wulfen

Type information
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 300).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.

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.

Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.

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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 25 April 2019.

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