Kallymenia cribrosa Harvey 1855
Current name: Leiomenia cribrosa (Harvey) Huisman & G.W.Saunders
Kallymenia cribrosa Harvey 1855: 555
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Kallymenia is Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leiomenia cribrosa (Harvey) Huisman & G.W.Saunders.
Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia; (Womersley & Norris 1971: 5) Lectotype: TCD; 0011789 (Saunders & al. 2017: 113) Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Womersley & R.Norris (1971: 5) (Silva et al., 1996).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), sieve-like, profusely perforated, with numerous small holes (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
In depths of 3-40 m on moderate to rough-water coasts (Womersley 1994: 233).
Created: 31 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 June 2023