Weeksia coccinea ( ) S.C. 1986
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Schizymenia coccinea Harvey
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).
Weeksia fryeana Setchell 1912
This is a marine species.
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 May 2021.