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Corallina incrassata J.Ellis 1768

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Corallinoideae
Tribe Corallineae
Genus Corallina


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Corallina incrassata J.Ellis
Porto Santo, Madeira. 17 Jan 2019. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com).

Corallina incrassata J.Ellis
Porto Santo, Madeira. 17 Jan 2019. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com).

Corallina incrassata J.Ellis
Porto Santo, Madeira. 17 Jan 2019. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com).

Corallina incrassata J.Ellis
recolectada en la zona Habana- Matanzas. Hábito. Foto: Ángel Fernández..

Corallina incrassata J.Ellis
1. Longitudinal section of segment. 2. Cells from above. 3, 4. Habit (in aquarium), Okinawa Island, Japan.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Corallina incrassata J.Ellis
Bonaire, Caribbean. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Corallina incrassata J.Ellis
Porto Santo Island (Madeira Island Archipelago); 30 m subtidal; Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz, PO Box 103, - 9125 Canico, Madeira Portugal, Tel+Fax 00351-291-934784; peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).


Pinnularia gentilis (Donkin) Cleve

Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux Porto Santo, Madeira
© Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com)

Publication details
Corallina incrassata J.Ellis 1768: 408, pl. XVII [17]: 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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Corallina is Corallina officinalis Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halimeda incrassata (J.Ellis) J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
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.

Nomenclatural notes
"Corallina incrassata Esper (1768:408, pl. XVII [17], 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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Corallina incrassata J.Ellis)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.

Key references
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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