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Herposiphonia pecten-veneris (Harvey) Falkenberg 1901

Publication details
Herposiphonia pecten-veneris (Harvey) Falkenberg 1901: 315 (as 'Pecten Veneris' )

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herposiphonia is Herposiphonia tenella (C.Agardh) Ambronn.

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

Basionym
Polysiphonia pecten-veneris Harvey

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia pecten-veneris Harvey 1853

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Herposiphonia pecten-veneris (Harvey) Falkenberg)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960, Schneider 2003).

North America: Florida (Taylor 1960), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Atlantic) (Ek García-García & al. 2020).

Central America: Belize (Norris & Bucher 1982, Littler & Littler 1997).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Cuba (Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014, Torres Conde & Martínez-Daranas 2019), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Puerto Rico (Ballantine, Ruiz & Wynne, 2002).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Asia: China (Liu 2008, Ding & al. 2016).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013).

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Ding, L.P., Tan, H.Q., Zhang, Q.L., Zheng, L.Z. & Huang, B.X. (2016). Morphological study of the genus Herposiphonia (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae) on the coast of eastern Guangdong, China, with a description of H. pinnata sp. nov. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 34(2): 271-282.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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