Herposiphonia delicatula 1968
Herposiphonia delicatula Hollenberg 1968: 540, 543, figs 1A, B, 2H, 3
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). An account of the species of the red alga Herposiphonia of the central and western tropical Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science 22: 536-559, 25 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "on a reef at Falas Island, Truk group (70° 32' N, 151° 45' E), Caroline Islands" (Hollenberg 1968: 540). Type: E. Meñez; Aug. 1960; on Amphiroa sp., on a reef; tetrasporic, cystocarpic, spermatangial,. US Hollenberg D. 21876.1 (Hollenberg 1968: 540). Notes: "This collection is represented by three glucose slide mounts."
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), very delicate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.
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Soares, L.P., Carneiro, P.B de M. & Fujii, M.T. (2018). New records of red seaweeds to the coast of Ceará State, northeastern Brazil. Hoehnea 45(2): 323-347, 11 figs.
Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.
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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 16 September 2021.