Halymenia microcarpa ( ) P.C. 1987
Halymenia microcarpa (Montagne) P.C.Silva in P.C.Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987: 31
Published in: Silva, P.C., Meñez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halymenia durvillei Bory
Mesogloia microcarpa Montagne
Type locality: Philippine Islands, Java, Indonesia;, Seychelles (Silva & al. 1996: 199).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with small fruit.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Kylin (1932: 25-28), the name Meristotheca papulosa has been misapplied to this species by J.Agardh (1872: 37 (Indian Ocean records) and 1876: 584 (Indian Ocean records))
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Kawaguchi, S., Shimada, S., Abe, T. & Terada, R. (2006). Morphological and molecular phylogenetic studies of a red alga, Halymenia durvillei, (Halymeniaceae, Halymeniales) from lndo-Pacific. Coastal and Marine Science 30(1): 201-208, 32 figs.
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]
Created: 31 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 March 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2021.