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Chrysymenia divaricata Durant

Publication details
Chrysymenia divaricata Durant 1850: 23, no. 78

Published in: Durant, C.F. (1850). Algae and corallines of the bay & harbor of New York, illustrated with natural types. pp. 1-43 and specimens. New York: George P. Putnam Printed by Narine & Co..

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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chrysymenia is Chrysymenia ventricosa (J.V.Lamouroux) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hooperia divaricata (Durant) M.J.Wynne, C.W.Schneider & G.W.Saunders

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Found only once after the July storm, floating at Red Hook..." [New York, USA] (Durant 1850: 23). Lectotype: C.F. Durant 78; July 1850; NY 01474989 (Wynne 2013: 114). Notes: Isolectotypes: NY, 01474990 and 01474991 (specimen in upper right), MICH, 1210544).

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
Wynne, M.J., Schneider, C.W. & Saunders, G.W. (2019). The reinstatement of Hooperia J.Agardh (Lomentariaceae, Rhodophyta) to accommodate Lomentaria divaricata (Durant) M.J.Wynne. Notulae Algarum 93: 1-2, no fig.

Created: 21 March 2013 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 February 2019 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 19 January 2020.

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