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Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Peyssonneliales
Family Peyssonneliaceae
Genus Peyssonnelia

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Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich
Fragment of type of Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich in Rijksherbarium Leiden (L). 20 Mar 2013. Kyatt Dixon. © Kyatt Dixon .

Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

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Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich Fragment of type of Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich in Rijksherbarium Leiden (L)
© Kyatt Dixon

Publication details
Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich 1897: 10, no fig.

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1897). Neue Kalkalgen von Deutsch-Neu-Guinea (Kaiser Wilhelms-Land). Bibliotheca Botanica 7(41): 1-11, 1 pl.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ramicrusta calcea (Heydrich) K.R.Dixon

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

Taxonomic notes
Taylor (1945) cites his record as Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich, prox.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tami Island, Deutsch Neu-Guinea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 209). Holotype: LD (Dixon & Saunders 2013: 103). Notes: Dawson (1953: 108): holotype destroyed in Berlin in 1945, Dixon & Saunders (2013: 103) discovered a fragment of the holotype in herb. Weber-van Bosse (L).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Peyssonnelia calcea Heydrich)
North America: Mexico (Dawson 1953).

Central America: Islas Revillagigedo (Taylor 1945).

Africa: Madagascar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).

Indian Ocean Islands: Chagos Archipelago (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Maldives (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987), Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Nguyen et al. 2013).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1984, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002).

Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).

Subantarctic Islands: Diego Garcia Atoll (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Source of current name
Dixon, K.R. & Saunders, G.W. (2013). DNA barcoding and phylogenetics of Ramicrusta and Incendia gen. nov., two early diverging lineages of the Peyssonneliaceae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 52(1): 82-108.

Key references
Denizot, M. (1968). Les algues floridées encroutantes (à l'éxclusion des Corallinacées). pp. [1]-310, 227 figs. Paris: Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle.

Weber-van Bosse, A. (1913). Marine algae. Rhodophyceae, of the "Sealark" Expedition, collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A.. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 8: 105-142, 1 fig, pls 12-14.

Created: 31 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 March 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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