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Peyssonnelia atlantica C.W.Schneider & Reading 1987

Publication details
Peyssonnelia atlantica C.W.Schneider & Reading 1987: 176, figs 1-15

Published in: Schneider, C.W. & Reading, R.P. (1987). A revision of the genus Peyssonnelia (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales) from North Carolina, including P. atlantica new species. Bulletin of Marine Science 40: 175-192.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Peyssonnelia boudouresquei Yoneshigue

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape Lookout, North Carolina, USA (Schneider & Reading 1987: 179). Holotype: Schneider 2856; 5 July 1982; Jetty, 4-6 m deep, on living oyster shells . DUKE 17666 (Schneider & Reading 1987: 179). Notes: Holotype: female, male. Shell bearing holotype also contains an overlapping tetrasporic crust. Isotypes female, male tetrasporic specimens in US 95307; tetrasporic specimen in CWS.

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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References
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Schneider, C.W. & Reading, R.P. (1987). A revision of the genus Peyssonnelia (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales) from North Carolina, including P. atlantica new species. Bulletin of Marine Science 40: 175-192.

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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 02 December 2020.

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