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Weeksia coccinea (Harvey) S.C.Lindstrom 1986

Publication details
Weeksia coccinea (Harvey) S.C.Lindstrom 1986: 531

Published in: Lindstrom, S.C. (1986). Nomenclatural and taxonomic notes on species of the red algal genera Halymenia (Cryptonemiaceae) and Weeksia (Dumontiaceae). Taxon 35: 531-533.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Weeksia is Weeksia reticulata Setchell.

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

Schizymenia coccinea Harvey

Type information
Type locality: "Dredged in 14 fathoms. Griffin Bay, St. Juan Island, Dr. LyalL" [Washington State, USA] (Harvey 1862: 174). Type: D. Lyall; March 1858; in 14 fathoms. TCD (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Schizymenia coccinea Harvey 1862
Halymenia coccinea (Harvey) I.A.Abbott 1967

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Weeksia fryeana Setchell 1912

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Saunders, G.W. (2008). A DNA barcode examination of the red algal family Dumontiaceae in Canadian waters reveals substantial cryptic diversity. 1. The foliolse Dilsea-Neodilsea complex and Weeksia. Botany 86: 773-789.

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