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Kallymenia thompsonii I.A.Abbott & McDermid 2002

Publication details
Kallymenia thompsonii I.A.Abbott & McDermid 2002: 151, figs 2-11

Published in: Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). On two species of Kallymenia (Rhodophyta: Gigartinales) from the Hawaiian Islands, Central Pacific. Pacific Science 56: 149-162.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Kallymenia is Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh.

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

Named for Mark Thompson, who was involved in opening Midway Atoll for ecotourism.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Northwest Pass, Midway Atoll (Abbott & McDermid 2002: 152). Holotype: Karla J. McDermid No. 4025a; 19 September 1996; at 12-19 m on coral rubble. BISH 654689 (Abbott & McDermid 2002: 152).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Kallymenia thompsonii I.A.Abbott & McDermid)
Pacific Islands: French Polynesia (N'Yeurt & Payri 2010), Midway Islands (Abbott & McDermid 2002), Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Tsuda 2014).

Key references
N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 September 2020.

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