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Lomentaria divaricata (Durant) M.J.Wynne

Publication details
Lomentaria divaricata (Durant) M.J.Wynne 2013: 114

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (2013). An older name for Lomentaria baileyana (Harvey) Farlow (Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta). Brittonia 65: 113-117, 1 fig.
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Publication date: 17 Sept 2012

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria is Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye.

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

Basionym
Chrysymenia divaricata Durant

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).

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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.

Created: 21 March 2013 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 February 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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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.

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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 18 October 2019.

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