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Bryopsis halymeniae Berthold, nom. inval.

Publication details
Bryopsis halymeniae Berthold 1882: 497, nom. inval.

Published in: Berthold, G. (1882). Über die Vertheilung der Algen im Golf von Neapel nebst einem Verzeichnis der bisher daselbst beobachteten Arten. Mittheilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapal 3: 393-536, 3 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bryopsis is Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux.

Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Halymenia.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: nomen nudum. - (3 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Taxon inquirendum (Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi 2014: 200), who wrote: "The species was reported by Berthold (1882: 497), with no description from S. Lucia (Naples, Italy). Wynne (2005: 252) erroneously attributed such a binomial to Funk as B. halymeniae Berthold ex Funk. For a wider discussion on this taxon see the paper by Furnari & Cormaci (2014)." - (3 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Naples on Halymenia floresia (Silva 1996-to date).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Furnari, G. & Cormaci, M. (2014). Nomenclatural observations on the genus Bryopsidella (Ulvophyceae, Bryopsidaceae). Phytotaxa 164(2): 159-160.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 03 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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

Hustede, H. (1964). Entwicklugsphysiologische untersuchungen über den generationswechsel zwichen Derbesia neglecta Berth. und Bryopsis halymeniae Berth. Botanica Marina 6: 134-142.
Rietema, H. (1972). A morphological, developmental, and caryological study on the life-history of Bryopsis halymeniae (Chlorophyceae). Netherlands Journal of Sea Research 5: 445-457.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 July 2019.

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