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Peyssonnelia obscura Weber Bosse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Peyssonneliales
Family Peyssonneliaceae
Genus Peyssonnelia

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Peyssonnelia obscura Weber Bosse
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Peyssonnelia obscura Weber Bosse
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 20 m deep. 08 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Peyssonnelia obscura Weber Bosse
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 40 m deep. 20 Oct 1995. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Peyssonnelia obscura Weber Bosse
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 25 m deep. 20 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

 

Lithothamnion loculosum Kjellman

Peyssonnelia obscura Weber Bosse Palau Islands, West Pacific, 20 m deep
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Peyssonnelia obscura Weber Bosse 1921: 274, fig. 92

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1921). Liste des algues du Siboga. II. Rhodophyceae. Première partie. Protoflorideae, Nemalionales, Cryptonemiales. Vol. 59b pp. 187-310, figs 53-109, Plates VI-VIII. Leiden.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Peyssonnelia obscura var. bombayensis Børgesen 1935

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Philippine Islands; various in Indonesia, including Semau and Solor (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 213).

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Key references
Denizot, M. (1968). Les algues floridées encroutantes (à l'éxclusion des Corallinacées). pp. [1]-310, 227 figs. Paris: Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2018.

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