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Hypnea rissoana J.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Hypnea rissoana J.Agardh 1842: 150, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypnea is Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux

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

Nomenclatural notes
Hypnea rissoana was superfluous when published and hence illegitimate, because its protologue (J. Agardh, 1842: 150) included Sphaerococcus divaricatus C. Agardh (1827: 645) (=Hypnea musciformis) (Furnari et al., 1999).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: In salinis Tergestinis et ad Venetiam; in portu Villae Francae (Agardh 1842: 150).

Created: 10 September 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 October 2017.

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