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Meristiella schrammii (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) D.P.Cheney & P.W.Gabrielson 1987

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Areschougiaceae
Genus Meristiella


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Meristiella schrammii (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) D.P.Cheney & P.W.Gabrielson
recolectada en la zona Habana- Matanzas. Foto: Aloyma Semidey..


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Meristiella schrammii (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) D.P.Cheney & P.W.Gabrielson recolectada en la zona Habana- Matanzas. Foto: Aloyma Semidey.

Publication details
Meristiella schrammii (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) D.P.Cheney & P.W.Gabrielson in P.W. Gabrielson & D.P. Cheney 1987: 483

Published in: Gabrielson, P.W. & Cheney, D.P. (1987). Morphology and taxonomy of Meristiella gen nov. (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 23: 481-493.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Meristiella is Meristiella gelidium (J.Agardh) D.P.Cheney & P.W.Gabrielson.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Meristotheca gelidium (J.Agardh) E.J.Faye & M.Masuda

Mychodea schrammii P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type information
Lectotype locality: Guadeloupe, Moule (Gabrielson & Cheney 1987: 483). Lectotype: LD 34680 (Gabrielson & Cheney 1987: 483). Notes: Lectotype (Cheyney). Isolectotype: Moule, Crouan # 138, (in BM). Cheyney (1988: 217) gives the following data: Type locality: Guadeloupe: Crosier (Point Lavadare) and Moule, January and April, Mazé Coll. no 138, 1st series 1609; Lectotype: Herbarium Agardh 34680 (LD); isotypes: BM, P.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Key references
Faye, E.J., Shimada, S., Kogame, K. & Masuda, M. (2004). A new red algal species Meristotheca dakarensis (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales) from Senegal, western Africa, with comments on the relegation of Meristiella Cheney to synonymy with Meristotheca J.Agardh. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 241-259.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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