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Haloplegma mexicanum W.R.Taylor

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Suborder Ceramiineae
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Compsothamnioideae
Tribe Compsothamnieae
Genus Haloplegma

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Haloplegma mexicanum W.R.Taylor
Panama. Habit with thinner blades distally, thicker proximally.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Haloplegma mexicanum W.R.Taylor
Panama. Blade margin showing the thin structure formed by densely interwoven filaments.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Haloplegma mexicanum W.R.Taylor
Panama. Blade margin showing the squarish meshwork with clusters of erect sharp-tipped branchlets.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Haloplegma mexicanum W.R.Taylor
Panama. Blade margin showing the squarish meshwork with clusters of erect sharp-tipped branchlets.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Haloplegma mexicanum W.R.Taylor
Panama. Habit of irregular pointed margin.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

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Haloplegma mexicanum W.R.Taylor Panama. Blade margin showing the thin structure formed by densely interwoven filaments.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Haloplegma mexicanum W.R.Taylor 1945: 262, 263, pl. 87, fig. 1

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Haloplegma is Haloplegma duperreyi Montagne.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Hancock Station 970, Isla María Magdalena, Islas Tres Marías, Mexico (Dawson 1962: 43). Type: 9 May 1939; dredged from a bottom of coralline and other algae. Herb. A. Hancock Foundation Taylor 39-644 (Dawson 1962: 43). Notes: Type (tetrasporic) collected by W.R. Taylor (Taylor, 1945).

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