Corallina rugosa J.Ellis &
Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux Hawaii; close up of gametophyte with smooth surface; scale 1 mm
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Corallina rugosa J.Ellis & Solander 1786: 115, pl. 22: fig. 3
Published in: Ellis, J. & Solander, D. (1786). The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes, collected from various parts of the globe by the late John Ellis...Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. pp. xii + 208, 63 Plates. London: B. White & Son.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wrinkled.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Jamaica (Ellis & Solander 1786: 115). Notes: South & Skelton (2003: 720) mistakenly cite the Bahamas as the type locality
Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, -560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
Wang, W.-L., Liu, S.-L. & Lin, S.-M. (2005). Systematics of the calcified genera of the Galaxauraceae (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) with an emphasis on Taiwan species. Journal of Phycology 41: 685-703.
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2019.