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Hypnea divergens (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842

Publication details
Hypnea divergens (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842: 150

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 Hypnea is Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria divergens (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Basionym
Sphaerococcus divergens C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), divergent, going different ways (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
J. Agardh (1842: 149 refers to Sphaerococcus divergens “Ag. sp. p. 325".

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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