Hypnea rissoana J. , nom. illeg.
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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).
This is a marine species.
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 14 December 2017.