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Herposiphonia delicatula Hollenberg 1968

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herposiphonia is Herposiphonia tenella (C.Agardh) Ambronn.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

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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