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Halymenia spathulata J.Agardh

Publication details
Halymenia spathulata J.Agardh 1842: 96

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
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Publication date: 9 April 1842

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halymenia is Halymenia floresii (Clemente) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Felicinia spathulata (J.Agardh) L.Le Gall & A.Vergés

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: French coast of the Mediterranean Sea ("a profundiori maris Galloprovinciae rejectam") (Le Gall et al. 2018: 343). Lectotype: LD 22382 (Le Gall et al. 2018: 343, fig. 2). Notes: legit Solier (Agardh 1842).

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Source of current name
Le Gall, L., Gey, D. & Vergés, A. (2018). Insights into the rare Mediterranean endemic Kallymenia spathulata: DNA phylogenies resolve this species as Halymeniaceae (Halymeniales) rather than Kallymeniaceae (Gigartinales), with the proposal of Felicinia spathulata comb. nov.. Cryptogamie Algologie 39(3): 339-347.

Key references
Parkinson, P.G. (1980). Halymenia, being a critical account of the confused nomenclature of Halymenia C.A. Agardh 1817 (Halymeniaceae, Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta) with reflections on the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature and corrections to certain recent work in which it has been disregarded. pp. 1-20. Auckland: Pettifogging Press.

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