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Herponema maculans J.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1880

Publication details
Herponema maculans J.Agardh 1880: 56, pl. III [3]: fig. 4, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1882). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Andra afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 17(4): 1-134, 3 plates.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herponema is Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Herponema maculiforme (J.Agardh) Laing

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), spotted, blotched, or bearing spots.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of name for Elachista maculiformis J.Agardh, 1878. - (23 Feb 2021) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Laing, R.M. (1930). A reference List of New Zealand marine algae. Supplement 1.. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 30: 575-583.

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