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Halymenia elongata C.Agardh

Publication details
Halymenia elongata C.Agardh 1822: 209

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Halymenia fastigiata J.Agardh 1849
Halymenia cavernicola Giaccone 1968

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Halymenia agardhii De toni as a synonym of this species.

Distributional notes
See Silva (1991: 167).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: In mari Gaditano. Specimen misit Cabrera [Cádiz, Spain] (Agardh 1820: 210). Type : Cabrera; Herb. Ag. 22307 (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Type: Herb. Ag. 22307 fide Codomier 1974: 14 (INA).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halymenia elongata C.Agardh)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Curiel et al. 2012), Balearic Islands (Manghisi, Gómez Garreta & Ribera Siguán 2011, Joher et al. 2012), France (Anon. 2017), Italy (Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003), Sardinia (Furnari et al. 2003), Spain (Manghisi, Gómez Garreta & Ribera Siguán 2011), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider 2003), Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Haroun, Prud'homme van Reine, Müller, Serrão & Herrara 1993, Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Cape Verde Islands (John et al. 2004, Prud'homme van Reine, Haroun & Kostermans 2005), Salvage Islands (Parente et al. 2000, John et al. 2004).

North America: Florida (FL) (Littler & Littler 2000, Littler, Littler & Hanisak 2008).

Caribbean Islands: Greater Antilles (Littler & Littler 2000), Lesser Antilles (Littler & Littler 2000).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Colombia (Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003).

Africa: Egypt (Mediterranean) (Shabaka 2018), Ghana (John et al. 2004, Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Senegal (John et al. 2004).

South-west Asia: Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Kraft et al. 1999, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), New South Wales (Millar & Kraft 1993), Norfolk Island (Millar 1999), Queensland (Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

(as Halymenia fastigiata J.Agardh)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Rodríguez y Femenías 1889), France (Feldmann 1939).

Africa: Egypt (Aleem 1993).

(as Halymenia cavernicola Giaccone)
Europe: Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

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