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Mychodea polyacantha P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Publication details
Mychodea polyacantha P.Crouan & H.Crouan in Mazé & Schramm 1878: 164

Published in: Mazé, H. & Schramm, A. (1878 '1870-1877'). Essai de classification des algues de la Guadeloupe 2e Édition. pp. [i]-xix, Errata, [1]-283. Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe): Imprimerie du Gouvernment.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mychodea is Mychodea carnosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey.

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

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

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.

Key references
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2019.

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