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Meristotheca cylindrica M.L.Núñez-Resendiz, Dreckmann & Sentíes 2017

Publication details
Meristotheca cylindrica M.L.Núñez-Resendiz, Dreckmann & Sentíes 2017: 424, 425, figs 2-13

Published in: Núñez-Resendiz, M.L., Dreckmann, K.M. & Sentíes, A. (2017). Meristotheca cylindrica sp. nov. (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta) from the southern Gulf of Mexico. Phycologia 56(4): 423-429, 14 fig.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Meristotheca is Meristotheca papulosa (Montagne) J.Agardh.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cylindrical.

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

Habitat notes
Part of algal canopy of the submerged (0.5-1 m deep) algal community, attached to hard substrata (shells, rocks and coral reef) (Núñez-Resendiz et al., 2017). - (10 Aug 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: México: Campeche: Bahia Tortuga, Campeche, Mexico (19°21'35"N, 90°42'35"W) (Núñez-Resendiz & al. 2017: 425). Holotype (tetrasporophyte): K.M. Dreckman & M.L. Núñez-Resendiz; 6 June 2015; UAMIZ UAMIZ-1250 (Núñez-Resendiz & al. 2017: 425, fig. 3). Notes: Isotype: UAMIZ-1251 (sterile plant). Paratypes in MIZ and FCME.

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Key references
Ballantine, D.L., Ruíz, H. & Norris J.N. (2019). Notes on the benthic marine algae of Puerto Rico. XII: additions to the flora. Botanica Marina 62(4): 337-344.

Núñez Resendiz, M.L., Dreckmann, K.M., Sentíes, A., Wynne, M.J. Tejera, H.L. (2019). Marine red algae (Rhodophyta) of economic use in the algal drifts from the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Phytotaxa 387(3): 219-240, 3 tables, 64 figs.

Núñez-Resendiz M.L., Dreckmann K.M., Sentíes A. & León-Tejera H.P. (2019). Meristotheca spinella Núñez-Resendiz, Dreckmann & Sentíes, sp. nov. (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta) a new cylindrical species from the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. Cryptogamie Algologie 40(6): 63-72, 3 figs.

Created: 16 July 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 05 November 2019 by Wendy Guiry

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Núñez-Resendiz, M.L., Dreckmann, K.M. & Sentíes, A. (2017). Meristotheca cylindrica sp. nov. (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta) from the southern Gulf of Mexico. Phycologia 56(4): 423-429, 14 fig.

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