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Halymenia maculata J.Agardh 1885

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Halymenia

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Halymenia maculata J.Agardh
Cassini Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Halymenia maculata J.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halymenia maculata J.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halymenia maculata J.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halymenia maculata J.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the shade. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

 

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Halymenia maculata J.Agardh Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Halymenia maculata J.Agardh 1885: 12

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1885). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Fjerde afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Årskrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 21(8): 1-117, 1 pl.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halymenia is Halymenia floresii (Clemente) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva & al. 1996: 199). Lectotype: LD 22216 (De Smedt et al. 2001: 308).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spotted, blotched (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sebdenia maculata (J.Agardh) De Toni 1900

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Halymenia maculata J.Agardh)
Africa: Mauritius (Børgesen 1943, Silva & al. 1996, Abbott 1999).

Middle East: Oman (Wynne 2018).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed & al. 2009).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Abbott 1999, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012), Malaysia (Kawaguchi, Kato, Masuda, Kogame & Phang 2002, Tan et al. 2015), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Trono 1997, Kraft et al. 1999, De Smedt et al. 2001, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014, Tan et al. 2015), Singapore (Abbott 1999, Pham & al. 2011), Thailand (Lewmanomont & Kawaguchi 2002), Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Abbott 1999, Abbott, Fisher & McDermid 2002, Kawaguchi, Lewmanomont & McDermid 2002, Tsutsui et al. 2005, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Asia: China (Xia & Wang 1999, Xia 2004, Liu 2008), China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014, Titlyanov & al. 2015, Titlyanov & al. 2015, Titlyanov & al. 2016), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Huisman 2019), Lord Howe Island (Schneider, Lane & Saunders 2010), Norfolk Island (Millar 1999 ), Papua New Guinea (Coppejans & Millar 2000), Queensland (Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), Western Australia (Huisman & De Clerck 2018).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Fiji (South & Skelton 2003, Littler & Littler 2003), Republic of Palau (Ohba & al. 2007).

(as Sebdenia maculata (J.Agardh) De Toni)
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Phillips 1997).

Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1999). Notes on some species of Halymenia in the southwestern Pacific. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 163-172. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

Huisman, J.M. & De Clerck, O. (2018). Halymeniales. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 279-294. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Kawaguchi, S., Lewmanomont, K. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Morphology of Halymenia maculata J. Agardh from Vietnam. In: . (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 259-266. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

Lewmanomont, K. & Kawaguchi, S. (2002). Foliose Halymenia (Halymeniaceae, Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta) from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 267-277. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

Tan, P.-L., Lim, P.-E., Lin, S-M., Phang, S.-M., Draisma, G.A. & Liao, L.M. (2015). Foliose Halymenia species (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from Southeast Asia, including a new species, Halymenia malaysiana sp. nov.. Botanica Marina 58(3): 203-217.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Trono, G.C., Jr (1997). Field guide and atlas of the seaweed resourves of the Philippines. pp. [i]-xx.[1]-306, 168 figs. Makati City, The Philippines: Bookmark, Inc..

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2004). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. III Gelidiales Cryptonemiales Hildenbrandiales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-203, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Xia, B.M. & Wang, Y.Q. (1999). Taxonomic studies on Halymenia (Halymeniaceae, Halymeniales, Rhodophyta) from China. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 173-176. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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Kawaguchi, S., Lewmanomont, K. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Morphology of Halymenia maculata J. Agardh from Vietnam. In: . (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 259-266. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

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