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Halymenia mirabilis D.L.Ballantine & H.Ruiz

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Halymenia

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Halymenia mirabilis D.L.Ballantine & H.Ruiz
"Les Saintes", a small group of island between Guadeloupe and Dominica (61º 37' 42" W; 15º 52' 02" N). http://dominique.marion.perso.cegetel.net. 25 Jan 2009. Dominique Marion. © Dominique Marion.

Halymenia mirabilis D.L.Ballantine & H.Ruiz
Pointe de la Vigie, the most northerly part of Grande-Terre in Guadeloupe (61º 28' 03" W 16º 30' 29" N). http://dominique.marion.perso.cegetel.net/. Dominique Marion. © Dominique Marion.

 

Halymenia mirabilis D.L.Ballantine & H.Ruiz "Les Saintes", a small group of island between Guadeloupe and Dominica (61º 37' 42" W; 15º 52' 02" N). http://dominique.marion.perso.cegetel.net
© Dominique Marion

Publication details
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.

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), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

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Verified by: 03 May 2006 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2019.

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