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Gigartina subulata (C.Agardh) Greville

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 subulata (C.Agardh) Greville
Zeeland delta, Netherlands. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

 

Sarcodia ceylonensis (J.Agardh) Kylin

Agardhiella subulata (C.Agardh) Kraft & M.J.Wynne Zeeland delta, Netherlands
© Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net)

Publication details
Gigartina subulata (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: lviii

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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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 Agardhiella subulata (C.Agardh) Kraft & M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Sphaerococcus subulatus C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "In mari Canadensi" (uncertain) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 324). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Kraft & Wynne (1979: 327-328)

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), subulate, awl-shaped, i.e., tapering from a narrow or moderately broad base to a very fine point (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. & Wynne, M.J. (1979). An earlier name for the Atlantic North American red alga Neoagardhiella baileyi (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). Phycologia 18: 325-329, 7 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2018.

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