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Peyssonnelia dawsonii Denizot 1968

Publication details
Peyssonnelia dawsonii Denizot 1968: 109, figs 94, 95

Published in: 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.
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Publication date: 24 February 1968

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 Metapeyssonnelia mexicana (E.Y.Dawson) D.L.Ballantine & H.Ruiz

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

Nomenclatural notes
New name for Ethelia mexicana Dawson, 1952; priority for Peyssonnelia mexicana Dawson, 1953. - (3 May 2009) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Ballantine, D. & Ruiz, H. (2011). Metapeyssonnelia milleporoides a new species of coral-killing red alga (Peyssonneliaceae) from Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea. Botanica Marina 54(1): 47-51.

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