Kallymenia cribrosa Harvey Hamelin Bay, Western Australia.
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Kallymenia cribrosa Harvey 1855: 555
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leiomenia cribrosa (Harvey) Huisman & G.W.Saunders
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sieve-like, profusely perforated, with numerous small holes (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"Womersley & Norris (1971, p. 5) designated a Fremantle specimen 'Herb. Harvey TCD' as lectotype and noted that the specimen was labeled 'original'. The lectotype (TCD 0011789) bears this label and also the annotation 'TYPE (HBSW)' (=Womersley). A second specimen in TCD (TCD 0015030) from Harvey's Travelling Set (#274) is also from Fremantle ('Beach') and is labeled Kallymenia cribrosa in Harvey's hand. This is presumably the specimen Harvey had to hand when describing the species, which was done 'at sea' when Harvey only had access to his Travelling Set specimens (see Parnell et al., 2010, p. 122)." (Saunders et al. 2017: 113). - (28 Jun 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
In depths of 3-40 m on moderate to rough-water coasts (Womersley 1994: 233).
Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia (Womersley & Norris 1971: 5). Lectotype: TCD 0011789 (Saunders et al. 2017: 113). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Womersley & R.Norris (1971: 5) (Silva et al., 1996).
Source of current name
Saunders, G.W., Huisman, J.M., Vergés, A., Kraft, G.T. & Le Gall, L. (2017). Phylogenetic analyses support recognition of ten new genera, ten new species and 16 new combinations in the family Kallymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 38(2): 79-132, 126 figs.
Aziz, A. & Nurul Islam, A.K.M. & Jahan, A. (2008). Marine algae of the St. Martin's Island, Bangladesh. VI. New records of species of the genus Kallymenia J. Ag. (Rhodophyta). Bangladesh Journal of Botany 37(2): 173-178, 4 figs.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Created: 31 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.