Schizymenia borealis I.A.Abbott 1967

Publication Details
Schizymenia borealis I.A.Abbott 1967: 169

Published in: Abbott, I.A. (1967). Studies in some foliose red algae of the Pacific coast II. Schizymenia. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 66(3): 161-174.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Schizymenia is Schizymenia dubyi (Chauvin ex Duby) J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neodilsea borealis (I.A.Abbott) S.C.Lindstrom.

Type Information
Type locality: off Blakely Island, San Juan Archipelago, Washington, USA; (Abbott 1967: 66) Lectotype: Michael Neushul; 20.ix.1962; 13 m deep; UCSB; (Lindstrom 1985: 264) Notes: Type: GMS (Abbott 3253); missing and replaced by a LECTOTYPE at UCSB (fide S.C. Lindstrom, Taxon 34: 264, fig. 2. 1985)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), north, northern (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 May 2010

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 May 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 March 2023

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