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Delesseria americana C.Agardh 1822

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Delesserioideae
Tribe Delesserieae
Genus Delesseria

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Delesseria americana C.Agardh
Plate from Harvey. 25 Apr 2013. Courtesy of Craig Schneider. © Out of copyright.

Delesseria americana C.Agardh
Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A. 07 Oct 2008. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Delesseria americana C.Agardh
Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.; pressed specimen. 07 Oct 2008. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

 

Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.; pressed specimen
© Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com)

Publication details
Delesseria americana C.Agardh 1822: 173

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Delesseria is Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grinnellia americana (C.Agardh) Harvey

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ad litus Americae Septentrionalis prope North River lecto, mihi allata [Hudson River]. (Agardh 1822: 173).

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
Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.

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