Corallina incrassata J.Ellis 1768
Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux 1. Longitudinal section of segment. 2. Cells from above. 3, 4. Habit (in aquarium), Okinawa Island, Japan.
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Corallina incrassata J.Ellis 1768: 408, pl. XVII : figs 20-27
Published in: Ellis, J. (1768). Extract of a letter from John Ellis, Esquire, F.R.S. to Dr. Linnaeus of Upsala, F.R.S. on the animal nature of the genus of zoophytes, called Corallina. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 57: 404-425, pls XVII, XVIII.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: West Indies (Silva & al. 1996: 868). Lectotype: the illustrations of Ellis (1768), which were reproduced in Hillis-Colinvaux (1980: 20): (Verbruggen & al. 2006: 354).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"Corallina incrassata Esper (1768:408, pl. XVII , figs 20-27) is validly published even though there is no formal description, as noted in the Indian Ocean Catalogue (Silva & al. 1996:868)." Woelkerling (pers. comm. 27 Aug 2017). - (27 Aug 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, -560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Verbruggen, H., De Clerck, O., N'Yeurt, A.D.R., Spalding, H. & Vroom, P. (2006). Phylogeny and taxonomy of Halimeda incrassata, including descriptions of H. kanaloana and H. heteromorpha spp. nov. (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 41(3): 337-362.
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