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Gigartina wiggii (Turner) S.F.Gray

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 wiggii (Turner) S.F.Gray
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. María Altamirano. © María Altamirano.

Gigartina wiggii (Turner) S.F.Gray
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gigartina wiggii (Turner) S.F.Gray
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gigartina wiggii (Turner) S.F.Gray
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gigartina wiggii (Turner) S.F.Gray
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

 

Hydropuntia urvillei Montagne

Naccaria wiggii (Turner) Endlichter ex J.Agardh North of Galicia, Spain, 2012
© Ignacio Barbara

Publication details
Gigartina wiggii (Turner) S.F.Gray 1821: 373 (as 'wigghii' )

Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
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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 Naccaria wiggii (Turner) Endlichter ex J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus wiggii Turner

Type information
Type locality: Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Type: BM

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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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