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Gigartina scutellata (Hering) Simons

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina

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Gigartina scutellata (Hering) Simons
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina scutellata (Hering) Simons
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western CApe, South Africa. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Sarcothalia scutellata (Hering) Leister Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western CApe, South Africa
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gigartina scutellata (Hering) Simons 1983: 805

Published in: Simons, R.H. (1983). The genus Trematocarpus (Sarcodiaceae, Rhodophyta) in southern Africa and the exclusion of Sphaerococcus (Chondrus) scutellatus. Bothalia 14: 803-808, 13 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarcothalia scutellata (Hering) Leister

Basionym
Sphaerococcus scutellatus Hering

Type information
Type locality: [Table Bay, Cape Province, South Africa] (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 293). Type: HBG (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113). Notes: This type locality was first reported by Papenfuss (1940a: 220). [HBG, see Simons, 1983]. Collector : Ferdinand Krauss (Index Nominum Algarum). No locality is mentioned by Hering.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a small platter.

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

General environment
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Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.

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