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Peyssonnelia distenta (Harvey) Yamada 1930

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Peyssonneliales
Family Peyssonneliaceae
Genus Peyssonnelia

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Peyssonnelia distenta (Harvey) Yamada
Kenting National Park, Pingtong County, Taiwan. 1996. 5. 17. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

 

Peyssonnelia distenta (Harvey) Yamada Kenting National Park, Pingtong County, Taiwan. 1996. 5. 17. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.
© Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw)

Publication details
Peyssonnelia distenta (Harvey) Yamada 1930: 30, pl. 6: fig. VI: fig. 7

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1930). Notes on some Japanese algae, I. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 1: 27-36, 2 figs, plates II-VI.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Galaxaura distenta Harvey

Type information
Type locality: "Ousima, north of the Loo Choo group" [O-shima, Amami-gunto, Japan] (Harvey 1860: 332). Holotye: C. Wright; TCD (Masuda & al. 1995: 194, figs 6, 7).

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), distended (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Galaxaura distenta Harvey 1860

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Denizot, M. (1968). Les algues floridées encroutantes (à l'éxclusion des Corallinacées). pp. [1]-310, 227 figs. Paris: Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle.

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.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2004). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. III Gelidiales Cryptonemiales Hildenbrandiales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-203, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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