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Gracilaria armata (C.Agardh) Greville

Publication details
Gracilaria armata (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: liv

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 (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Sphaerococcus armatus C.Agardh

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus armatus C.Agardh 1827
Gigartina armata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh ex De Notaris 1842

Taxonomic notes
According to Furnari et al. (2003), because of the taxonomic complexity of both genera Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis, the attribution of records to different species as well as synonymies are tentatively proposed.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Gargiulo, G.M., De Masi, F. & Tripodi, G. (1992). Morphology, reproduction and taxonomy of the Mediterranean species of Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 31: 53-80.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Feldmann, J. (1943). Une nouvelle espèce de Myriactula parasite du Gracilaria armata J. Ag.. Bulletin de la Société d’Histoire Naturelle de l’Afrique du Nord 34: 222-229.
Feldmann, J. (1945). Une nouvelle espèce de Myriactula parasite du Gracilaria armata J. Ag. Bulletin de la Société de l'Historie Naturelle de l'Afrique de Nord 34: 222-229, 3 figs.

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