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Hypnea vaga Kützing

Publication details
Hypnea vaga Kützing 1863: 16

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1863). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu drei und siebenzig neun Algenspecies. Zu der öffentlichen Prüfung sämmtlicher Klassen der Realschule zu Nordhausen. pp. [1]-19. Nordhausen: Realschule zu Nordhausen.

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.

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

Taxonomic notes
Millar & Prud'homme van Reine (2005: 542) note that although seemingly a good species of Hypnea the affinities of H. vaga with other species are not yet clear and further study is required.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Baláde, New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 542). Holotype: Vieillard; L 941,61-133 (barcode L 0055957) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 542). Notes: Holotype: Vieillard #1941. A probable isotype is filed in MEL (unnumbered).

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Key references
Atmadja, W.S. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2012 '2010'). Checklist of the seaweed species biodiversity of Indonesia with their distribution and classification: Rhodophyceae. Ceklis keanekaragaman jenis rumput laut di Indonesia dengan sebaran dan klasifikasinya merah (Rhodophyceae). pp. [2], i-vi, 1-72. Jakarta: Coral Reef Information and Training Centre. Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Programme. Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI).

Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

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