Halymenia abyssicola E.Y. 1944
Halymenia abyssicola E.Y.Dawson Panama. Surface view of large dark-staining star-shaped cell.
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Halymenia abyssicola E.Y.Dawson 1944: 278
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: 2 miles north of Isla Partida, Gulf of California, Mexico (Dawson 1954: 272). Holotype: Dawson; Feb. 5, 1940; On rocky bottom at a depth of 110-116 m. HAHF Dawson 433-40 on sheet 28, including slides 2209-2211, 2218 (Dawson 1954: 272).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living in the depths.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Hernández-Kantun et al. (2009), this is a synonym of H. californica (Abbott 1967). - (24 Mar 2010) - Wendy Guiry
May be a species of Amalthea (see Lee, Yang & Kim 2016). - (9 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Lee, H.W., Yang, M.Y. & Kim, M.Y. (2016). Verifying a new distribution of the genus Amalthea (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta) with description of A. rubida sp. nov. from Korea. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 31(4): 341-349, 2 figs, 1 table.
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Verified by: 09 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2021.