Gigartina armata (C. ) J. ex De
Gigartina armata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh ex De Notaris 1842: 285
Published in: De Notaris, I. (1842). Algologiae maris ligustici specimen. Memorie dell'Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, ser. 2 4: 273-315.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria armata (C.Agardh) Greville
Sphaerococcus armatus C.Agardh
Type locality: Ad Tergestrum [Trieste, Adriatic Sea] (Agardh 1827: 645). Lectotype: herb. alg. Agardh, LD 29091 (Gargiulo, De Masi & Tripodi 1992: 54). Notes: Lectotypified by S. Fredericq, August 1985.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 23 September 2018.