Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini 1843

Hypnea spinella (C.Agardh) Kützing

Hypnea spinella (C.Agardh) KützingPanama. Transverse section of branch showing small lateral branchlet.Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication Details
Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini 1843: 48

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1843). Saggio di classificazione naturale delle Ficee del Dottore Giovanni Zanardini aggiunti nuovi studii sopra l'androsace degli antichi con tavola miniata ed enumerazione di tutte le specie scoperte e raccolte dall'autore in Dalmazia. pp. [1]-64, 2 folded tables, 1 col. pl. Venezia [Venice]: Dallo Stabilimento tipographico enciclopedico di Girolamo Tasso.

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Type Species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea spinella (C.Agardh) Kützing.

Basionym
Sphaerococcus spinellus C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: "Indiae occidentalis" (West Indies); Type: LD; Herb. alg. Agardh 33888 (Yoshida 1998: 744) Notes: Dawson (1961: 238) gives the following additional data: collected in coral, by Aspergen. According to Haroun & Prud'homme van Reine, 1993: 122) the lectotype (in LD) is herb Ag. 33888, "Vestindien"

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 November 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 November 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2022

 
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