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Laurencia coelenterata D.L.Ballantine & Aponte

Publication details
Laurencia coelenterata D.L.Ballantine & Aponte 1995: 417, 418, figs 1-8

Published in: Ballantine, D.L. & Aponte, N.E. (1995). Laurencia coelenterata (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta), a new diminutive species from the Dry Tortugas, Florida. Botanica Marina 38(5): 417-421.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea coelenterata (D.L.Ballantine & Aponte) M.T.Fujii, Sentíes & Areces

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Pulaski Shoals, Dry Tortugas, Florida (Ballantine & Aponte 1995: 418). Holotype: Barbara Kojis (D.L.Ballantine no. 3908); 17.ix.1991; 9 m. US 162713 (Ballantine & Aponte 1995: 418). Notes: Isotypes: MICH and MSM.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Fujii, M.T., Sentíes, A., Jover, C. A., J. Díaz-Larrea, J. & Areces, A. (2016). Morphological and molecular evidence for Osmundea coelenterata comb. nov. (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from the tropical Atlantic Ocean. Hidrobiologica 26(2): 203-211.

Key references
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.

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References
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Ballantine, D.L. & Aponte, N.E. (1995). Laurencia coelenterata (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta), a new diminutive species from the Dry Tortugas, Florida. Botanica Marina 38(5): 417-421.

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