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Halosaccion wrightii Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Palmariales
Family Palmariaceae
Genus Halosaccion

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Halosaccion wrightii Harvey
Galicia, Ría de Arousa, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Halosaccion wrightii Harvey
Galicia, Ría de Arousa, 2011, microscope. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Halosaccion wrightii Harvey
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2005; TS showing hollow thallus and gland cells. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Halosaccion wrightii Harvey
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2005 TS showing hollow thallus and gland cells. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Halosaccion wrightii Harvey
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2005; surface view showing cortical cells and embedded tetrasporangia. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Halosaccion wrightii Harvey
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2005; TS showing hollow thallus and thin cortex. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Halosaccion wrightii Harvey
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2005; TS showing hollow thallus and gland cell. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Halosaccion wrightii Harvey
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Halosaccion wrightii Harvey
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Halosaccion wrightii Harvey
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Geppella prolifera C.K.Tseng & M.L.Dong

Chrysymenia wrightii (Harvey) Yamada Galicia, Ría de Arousa, 2011
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Halosaccion wrightii Harvey 1860: 332

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halosaccion is Halosaccion hydrophorum (Postels & Ruprecht) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chrysymenia wrightii (Harvey) Yamada

Eponomy
Named for Charles Wright (1811-1885), American botanist and collector. In 1853 and 1856 he took part in the Rodgers-Ringgold North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Hakodadi, Japan." [Hakodate, Hokkaido] (Harvey 1860: 332). Lectotype: C. Wright; 'on rocks at low tide'. TCD (Masuda et al. 1995: 196, fig. 19).

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Source of current name
Yamada, Y. (1932). Notes on some Japanese algae, III. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 1: 109-123, 5 figs, pls XXI-XXV.

Key references
Masuda, M., Kudo, T., Kawaguchi, S. & Guiry, M.D. (1995). Lectotypification of some marine red algae described by W. H. Harvey from Japan. Phycological Research 43: 191-202, 34 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2019.

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