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Hymenoclonium serpens (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Batters 1895

Publication details
Hymenoclonium serpens (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Batters 1895: 319, 320, figs 30, 31

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1895). On some new British marine algae. Annals of Botany 9: 307-321, Plate 11 (2 pages).

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Hymenoclonium.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bonnemaisonia asparagoides (Woodward) C.Agardh

Callithamnion serpens P.Crouan & H.Crouan

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Hymenoclonium serpens phases are known in the life histories of several algae. The inclusion in Bonnemaisonia asparagoides is arbitrary (Guiry, pers. comm.).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Hymenoclonium serpens (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Batters)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Rull Lluch, Gómez Garreta & Ribera Siguán 1987), Britain (Batters 1895, Newton 1931), Corsica (Verlaque 1984), France (Augier, Boudouresque & Laborel 1971), Greece (Diapoulis, Haritonidis & Koussouris 1986), Ireland (Maggs 1983), Spain (Ballesteros 1983, Gallardo & al. 1985, Pérez-Ruzafa et al. 1991, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998, Bárbara & al. 2004, Peña & Bárbara 2008).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Africa: Tunisia (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987).

Key references
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Created: 31 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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Åsen, P.A. (1980). A note on Chondria dasyphylla, Hymenoclonium serpens (Rhodophyta) and Bryopsis lyngbyei (chlorophyta) in Norway. British Phycological Journal 15: 73-75.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 October 2021.

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