Nemalion purpureum ( ) , nom. illeg. 1842
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Helminthocladia calvadosii (J.V.Lamouroux ex Duby) Setchell
Mesogloia purpurea Harvey
Type locality: Sidmouth [South Devon, England]; Mrs Griffiths (Harvey 1833: 386).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: cited Dumontia calvadosii in synonymy. - (31 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry
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. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2020.