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Halymenia microcarpa (Montagne) P.C.Silva 1987

Publication details
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.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Halymenia durvillei Bory

Basionym
Mesogloia microcarpa Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Philippine Islands, Java, Indonesia;, Seychelles (Silva & al. 1996: 199).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with small fruit.

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

Taxonomic notes
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))

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
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]

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