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Kallymenia latiloba W.R.Taylor

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Kallymeniaceae
Genus Kallymenia

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Kallymenia latiloba W.R.Taylor
Panama. In situ thallus on rhodolith platform 20 m deep. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Kallymenia latiloba W.R.Taylor
Saboga-Las Perlas. Panama.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Kallymenia latiloba W.R.Taylor
Panama. Surface view of reproductive structure. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Kallymenia latiloba W.R.Taylor
Panama. Surface view of each subsurface cell (lower hazy layer) initiating 2 or 3 surface cells; hence the obvious groupings.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Kallymenia latiloba W.R.Taylor
Panama. Transverse section of blade showing sparse medullary filaments and 1–3 celled cortex.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Kallymenia latiloba W.R.Taylor
Panama. Transverse section of blade margin showing sparse medullary filaments and 1–3 celled cortex.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Kallymenia latiloba W.R.Taylor
Panama.. Erasmo Macaya Horta. © Erasmo Macaya Horta (emacaya@oceanografia.udec.cl).

 

Kallymenia latiloba W.R.Taylor Panama. Transverse section of blade showing sparse medullary filaments and 1–3 celled cortex.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Kallymenia latiloba W.R.Taylor 1945: 216, 217, pl. 71: 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 (lectotype) of the genus Kallymenia is Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pugetia latiloba (W.R.Taylor) R.E.Norris

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Gardner Bay, I. Española, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 216, 217). Holotype: cystocarpic: W.R. Taylor no. 34-417; 31 January 1934; frequent as dredged in 37-55 m at sta. 203 from a rocky bottom near an islet in Gardner Bay. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 216,217). Notes: Holotype: UC 1884384 (AHFH108); Isotype: MICH 1306499 (Clarkston & Saunders 2012: 47).

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Key references
Clarkston, B.E. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). An examination of the red algal genus Pugetia (Kallymeniaceae, Gigartinales), with descriptions of Salishia firma gen. & comb. nov., Pugetia cryptica sp. nov. and Beringia wynnei sp. nov.. Phycologia 51(1): 33-61.

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