Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh 1851

Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh

Current name: Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm - 01 July 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Hypnea cervicornis J.Agardh 1851: 451, no fig.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Publication date: Jan-Jun

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypnea is Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Hab. in oceano atlantico calidiori, ad oris Brasiliae (Chamisso! Martius!), ad insulas Jndiaj occidentalis (Benzon! Ilb. Mertens! etc.) et littus mexicanum (Liebman ; in oceano indico ad insulam Mauritii (Telfair!)." ; (Agardh 1851: 452) Lectotype ("in litore maris prope Bahian" [Bahia State, Brazil]; designated by Haroun et Prud'homme van Reine 1993: 122): LD; 33878 [as Sphaerococcus spinellus var. laxior] (Dawson 1961: 235)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 April 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 April 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2023

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