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Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh

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

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Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Utriculidium durvillei Skottsberg

Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh 1851: 451-452

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypnea is Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Hypnophycus cervicornis (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1891

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Hypnea musciformis var. pumila Harvey 1834
Hypnea aspera Kützing 1868
Hypnea boergesenii T.Tanaka 1941
Hypnea flexicaulis Y.Yamagishi & M.Masuda 2000

Taxonomic notes
According to Xia & Zhang (1999: 80), Guimarães (2006), Wynne (2011) and Nauer et al. (2014:562), this is a currently accepted name.

Habitat notes
areas exposed to waves in the lower intertidal to subtidal zones on rocks or epiphytic on other algae (Nauer e al., 2014) - (11 Sep 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh)
Indonesian: Boeloeng (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

Type information
Type locality: Bahia State, Brazil "in litore maris prope Bahian" (Jesus et al. 2016: 784). (Dawson 1961: 235). Notes: Type: Syntypes of Chamisso, Martius, Benzon, Liebmann and Telfair are in the Agardh Herbarium, Lund, Sweden. Type Locality: Not specifically designated. Syntypes are cited by Agardh from Brazil, West indies, Atlantic Mexico, Mauritius. Lectotype ( in LD) is herb. Ag. 33878, Sphaerococcus spinellus var. laxior, "In litore maris prope Bahian, legit et misit Martius" (Haroun et Prud'homme van Reine (1993: 122).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Nauer, F., Guimarães, N.R., Cassano, V., Yokoya, N.S., Oliveira, M.C. (2014). Hypnea species (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from the southeastner coast of Brazil based on molecular studies complemented with morphological analyses, including descriptions of Hypnea edeniana sp. nov. and H. flava sp. nov. European Journal of Phycology 49(4): 550-575, 54 fig., 3 tables.

Key references
Chiang, Y.-M. (1997). Species of Hypnea Lamouroux (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from Taiwan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 163-177. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Dawson, E.Y. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 4. Gigartinales. Pacific Naturalist 2: 191-343, 63 plates.

Guimarães, S.M.P.B. (2006). A revised checklist of benthic Rhodophyta from the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil. Boletim do Instituto de Botanica 17: 143-194.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Jesus, P.B., Nauer, F., Lyra, G.M., Cassano, V., Oliveira, M.C., Nunes, J.M.C. & Schnadelbach, A.S. (2016). Species-delimitation and phylogenetic analyses of some cosmopolitan species of Hypnea (Rhodophyta) reveal synonyms and misapplied names to H. cervicornis, including a new species from Brazil. Journal of Phycology 52(5): 774-792.

Masuda, M., Yamagishi, Y., Chiang, Y.-M., Lewmanomont, K. & Xia, B.M. (1997). Overview of Hypnea (Rhodophyta, Hypneaceae). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 127-133. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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.

Wynne, M.J. (2011). A checklist of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: third revision. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 140: [1] 7-166.

Xia, B.M. & Wang, Y.Q. (1997). Some species of the genus Hypnea (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from China. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 193-206. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Yamagishi, Y. & Masuda, M. (1997). Species of Hypnea from Japan. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 135-162. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Jesus, P.B., Nauer, F., Lyra, G.M., Cassano, V., Oliveira, M.C., Nunes, J.M.C. & Schnadelbach, A.S. (2016). Species-delimitation and phylogenetic analyses of some cosmopolitan species of Hypnea (Rhodophyta) reveal synonyms and misapplied names to H. cervicornis, including a new species from Brazil. Journal of Phycology 52(5): 774-792.
Mshigeni, K.E. (1976). Developmental studies in Hypnea cervicornis J. Agardh and Hypnea chordacea Kützing: spore germination. Botanica Marina 19: 217-221.
Mshigeni, K.E. (1976). Holdfast and shoot differentiation in the sporelings of Hypnea cervicornis J. Agardh (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Botanica Marina 19: 2230226.
Russell, D.J. (1992). The ecological invasion of Hawaiian reefs by two marine red algae, Acanthophora spicifera (Vahl.) Boerg. and Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J. Ag. and their association with two native species, Laurencia nidfica J. Ag. and Hypnea cervicornis J. Ag.. In: Introductions and Transfers of Aquatic Species. (Sinderman, C., Steinmetz, B. & Herschbergen, W. Eds), pp. 110-125. Halifax, N.S.: ICES Marine Science Symp.,.

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