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Peyssonnelia coccinea J.Agardh 1876

Publication details
Peyssonnelia coccinea J.Agardh 1876: 385

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876

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 Sonderopelta capensis (Montagne) A.D.Krayesky

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 210). Type: Herb. Agardh, LD 27650 (Womersley & Sinkora 1981: 87). Notes: Type locality: probably near Bunbury, Western Australia (Womersley & Sinkora (1981: 87).

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Source of current name
Krayesky, D.M., Norris, J.N., Gabrielson, P.W., Gabriela, D. & Fredericq, S. (2009). A new order of red algae based on the Peyssonneliaceae, with an evaluation of the ordinal classification of the Florideophyceae (Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 122: 364-391.

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.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Sinkora, D. (1981). Sonderophycus and the type specimen of Peyssonnelia australis (Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 105: 85-87, 1 fig.

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