Halymenia abyssicola E.Y.
Halymenia abyssicola E.Y.Dawson Panama. Surface view of cortical cells with faint star-shaped cell below.
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Halymenia abyssicola E.Y.Dawson 1944: 278
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living in the depths.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Hernández-Kantun et al. (2009), this is a synonym of H. californica (Abbott 1967). - (24 Mar 2010) - Wendy Guiry
May be a species of Amalthea (see Lee, Yang & Kim 2016). - (9 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: 2 miles north of Isla Partida, Gulf of California, Mexico (Dawson 1954: 272). Holotype: Dawson; Feb. 5, 1940; On rocky bottom at a depth of 110-116 m. HAHF Dawson 433-40 on sheet 28, including slides 2209-2211, 2218 (Dawson 1954: 272).
Lee, H.W., Yang, M.Y. & Kim, M.Y. (2016). Verifying a new distribution of the genus Amalthea (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta) with description of A. rubida sp. nov. from Korea. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 31(4): 341-349, 2 figs, 1 table.
Created: 08 January 2002 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 09 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 19 May 2019.