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Nemalion purpureum (Harvey) Chauvin, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Nemalion purpureum (Harvey) Chauvin 1842: 57, nom. illeg.

Published in: Chauvin, J.-F. (1842). Recherches sur l'organisation, la fructification et la classification de plusieurs genres d'algues avec la déscription de quelques espèces inédites ou peu connues. pp. 1-132. Caen: de l'Imprimerie A. Hardel, rue Froide 2.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nemalion is Nemalion lubricum Duby.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Helminthocladia calvadosii (J.V.Lamouroux ex Duby) Setchell

Basionym
Mesogloia purpurea Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Sidmouth [South Devon, England]; Mrs Griffiths (Harvey 1833: 386).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: cited Dumontia calvadosii in synonymy. - (31 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Source of current name
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Miscellaneous notes on algal taxonomy and nomenclature. IV. Botaniska Notiser 120: 137-141.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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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 November 2019.

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