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Rhodymenia ligulata Zanardini, nom. inval.

Publication details
Rhodymenia ligulata Zanardini 1843: 46, nom. inval.

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
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Introduced in Zanardini (1843: 46) "È abbondante in Quarnero e fu raccolta anche dal Sandri nelle acque di Zara." [It is abundant in Kvarner and was also collected by Sandri in the waters of Zara.] but there is a reference to "Rhodymenia sp. nov. Mgh. l. c. p. 12." where there is a description [p. 12 is the reprint pagination; actually p. 428] - (15 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Croatia: Quarnero (Liburnian Gulf); Zara (Zadar) (Zanardini 1843: 46).

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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.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Meneghini, G. (1841). Adunanza de dì 16 Settembre 1841 [Memoria diretta a mostrare i rapporti di organizzazione fra le Alghe propriamente dette o Ficee, e le Alghe Terrestri o Licheni]. In: Atti della Terza Riunione degli Scienziati Italiani tenuta in Firenze nel Settembre de 1841. (Anon. Eds), pp. 417-436. Firenze [Florence]: Tipi della Galileiana.

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