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Halymenia ulvoidea (Sonder) Kützing 1849

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Halymenia

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Halymenia ulvoidea (Sonder) Kützing
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Halymenia ulvoidea (Sonder) Kützing
Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Halymenia ulvoidea (Sonder) Kützing

Halymenia ulvoidea (Sonder) Kützing
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Gomphosphaeria lacustris Chodat

Gelinaria ulvoidea Sonder Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Halymenia ulvoidea (Sonder) Kützing 1849: 718

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halymenia is Halymenia floresii (Clemente) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelinaria ulvoidea Sonder

Basionym
Gelinaria ulvoidea Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 193). Type: Preiss; HGB, MEL 668412 (MEL) (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 208). Notes: Womersley & Lewis (1994: 208) note that HGB holds a Preiss specimen, and in MEL (668412) there are two pieces on mica, one 5 cm long, plus Sonder's notes and drawing of the larger specimen in HBG.

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

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.

Key references
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.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Lewis, J.A. (1994). Family Halymeniaceae Bory 1828: 158. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 167-218. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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