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Chalmasia antillana Solms-Laubach 1895

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Dasycladales
Family Polyphysaceae
Genus Chalmasia


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Chalmasia antillana Solms-Laubach
Excicata identificada por E. H. Sosa. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso..

Chalmasia antillana Solms-Laubach
Cap with gametangia Photo-Atlas of living Dasycladales. Sigrid Berger. © Sigrid Berger (sberger@spup.de).


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Chalmasia antillana Solms-Laubach Excicata identificada por E. H. Sosa. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

Publication details
Chalmasia antillana Solms-Laubach 1895: 12, pl. 3: figs 2, 3, 5

Published in: Solms-Laubach, H. (1895). Monograph of the Acetabularieae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 5: 1-39, plates 1-4.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chalmasia.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Acetabularia antillana (Solms-Laubach) Egerod 1952
Polyphysa antillana (Solms-Laubach) M.J.Wynne 1986

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Berger, S., Fettweiss, U., Gleissberg, S., Liddle, L.B., Richter, U., Sawitzky, H. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2003). 18S rDNA phylogeny and evaluation of cap development in Polyphysaceae (formerly Acetabulariaceae; Dasycladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 42: 506-561.

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.

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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Eiseman, N.J. (1970). The green alga Chalmasia antillana from the Florida Keys. Phycologia 9: 45-47, 4 figs.
Sosa, E.H. (1979). Chalmasia antillana (Dasycladales: Acetabulariaceae): un relicto en las algas marinas cubanas. Ciencias (Havana) Ser. 8 3: 71-85.

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