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Mychodea schrammii P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Mychodeaceae
Genus Mychodea


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Mychodea schrammii P.Crouan & H.Crouan
recolectada en la zona Habana- Matanzas. Foto: Aloyma Semidey..


Trachelomonas girardiana (Playfair) Playfair

Meristiella schrammii (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) D.P.Cheney & P.W.Gabrielson recolectada en la zona Habana- Matanzas. Foto: Aloyma Semidey.

Publication details
Mychodea schrammii P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1865: 10

Published in: Schramm, A. & Mazé, H. (1865). Essai de classification des algues de la Guadeloupe. pp. [i]-ii, 1-52. Basse Terre, Guadeloupe: Imprimerie du Gouvernement.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mychodea is Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Meristotheca gelidium (J.Agardh) E.J.Faye & M.Masuda

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Cheyney (1988: 217) cites this as Mychodea schrammii Crouan & Crouan.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Guadeloupe, Moule (Gabrielson & Cheney 1987: 483). Lectotype: LD 34680 (Gabrielson & Cheney 1987: 483). Notes: Lectotype (Cheyney). Isolectotype: Moule, Crouan # 138, (in BM). Cheyney (1988: 217) gives the following data: Type locality: Guadeloupe: Crosier (Point Lavadare) and Moule, January and April, Mazé Coll. no 138, 1st series 1609; Lectotype: Herbarium Agardh 34680 (LD); isotypes: BM, P.

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
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Key references
Cheney, D.P. (1988). The genus Eucheuma J. Agardh in Florida and the Caribbean. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 209-219. La Jolla: Univ. Calif..

Faye, E.J., Shimada, S., Kogame, K. & Masuda, M. (2004). A new red algal species Meristotheca dakarensis (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales) from Senegal, western Africa, with comments on the relegation of Meristiella Cheney to synonymy with Meristotheca J.Agardh. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 241-259.

Gabrielson, P.W. & Cheney, D.P. (1987). Morphology and taxonomy of Meristiella gen nov. (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 23: 481-493.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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