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Herposiphonia pacifica Hollenberg 1968

Publication details
Herposiphonia pacifica Hollenberg 1968: 549, figs. 2 A, B; 4; 19

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: Maalaea, Maui, Hawaiian Islands (Hollenberg 1968: 549). Holotype: G.J.Hollenberg, R.Tsuda & R.Buggeln (a glucose slide mount and fluid-preserved material); on basalt shore, intertidal. US Doty 22396 (Hollenberg 1968: 537).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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.

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