Halymenia mirabilis D.L. & H.Ruiz 2004
Halymenia mirabilis D.L.Ballantine & H.Ruiz 2004: 75-77, figs 1-9
Published in: Ballantine, D.L. & Ruiz, H. (2004). Halymenia mirabilis sp. nov. (Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta), a spectacular alga from Grenada, Caribbean Sea. Phycologia 43: 75-78.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Holotype locality: Boss Reef (12º02,458'N, 61º46.372'W), Grenada (Kooistra, Forlani, Sterrenburg & De Stefano 2004: 75). Holotype: H Ruiz; 16 November 2001; 12 m. US 204324 (Kooistra, Forlani, Sterrenburg & De Stefano 2004: 75). Notes: Holotype: DLB 5659, Alg. Coll. # US-204324. Paratypes: MICH and MSM.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 May 2006 by G.M. Guiry
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Ballantine, D.L. & Ruiz, H. (2004). Halymenia mirabilis sp. nov. (Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta), a spectacular alga from Grenada, Caribbean Sea. Phycologia 43: 75-78.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2021.