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Halymenia cliftonii Harvey, nom. illeg.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Halymenia

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Halymenia cliftonii Harvey

 

Publication details
Halymenia cliftonii Harvey 1859: pl. 103, nom. illeg. (as 'Cliftoni' )

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1859). Phycologia Australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all Known australian algae. Vol. 2. pp. [i]-viii, Plates LXI-CXX (with text). London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halymenia is Halymenia floresii (Clemente) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cryptonemia kallymenioides (Harvey) Kraft

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

Nomenclatural notes
Silva et al. (1996: 191) note that this is a superfluous substitute name for H. kallymenioides, but Harvey's circumscription of this species included material of a second species (Leptosomia cliftonii (J. Agardh) J. Agardh [= L. rosea(Harvey) Womersley]. - (19 Mar 2009) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Womersley & Lewis (1994: 184) cite H. cliftonii Harvey 1859a: pl. 103: 1863: xlvi (in Part) as a synonym of Cryptonemia kallymenioides (Harvey) Kraft. Womersley (1996: 103) cites H. cliftonii Harvey 1863, synop.: xlvi (in part) as a synonym of Leptosomia rosea (Harvey) Womersley. See: Silva et al. (1996: 368, Note) and Womersley (1996: 105, last paragraph). - (19 Mar 2009) - Wendy Guiry

Scott et al. (1982: 247) and Silva et al. (1996: 368) cite this as a synonym of Cryptonemia kallymenioides (Harvey) Kraft. - (11 Jun 2009) - Wendy Guiry

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.

Key references
Scott, F.J., Wetherbee, R. & Kraft, G.T. (1982). The morphology and development of some prominently stalked southern Australian Halymeniaceae (Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta). I. Cryptonemia kallymenioides (Harvey) Kraft comb. nov. and C. undulata Sonder. Journal of Phycology 18: 245-257, 35 figs, 1 table.

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. & Lewis, J.A. (1994). Family Halymeniaceae Bory 1828: 158. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 167-218. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 29 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

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