Halymenia coccinea ( ) I.A.
Halymenia coccinea (Harvey) I.A.Abbott 1967: 141
Published in: Abbott, I.A. (1967). Studies in some foliose red algae of the Pacific coast. I. Cryptonemiaceae. Journal of Phycology 3: 139-149.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Weeksia coccinea (Harvey) S.C.Lindstrom
Schizymenia coccinea Harvey
Type locality: "Dredged in 14 fathoms. Griffin Bay, St. Juan Island, Dr. LyalL" [Washington State, USA] (Harvey 1862: 174). Type: D. Lyall; March 1858; in 14 fathoms. TCD (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Lindstrom, S.C. (1986). Nomenclatural and taxonomic notes on species of the red algal genera Halymenia (Cryptonemiaceae) and Weeksia (Dumontiaceae). Taxon 35: 531-533.
Created: 01 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 August 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.