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Gigartina leptorhynchos J.Agardh

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 leptorhynchos J.Agardh
Cabrillo National Monument, California.. 07 Sep 2018.

 

Navicula lanceolata var. curta Van Heurck

Mazzaella leptorhynchos (J.Agardh) Leister Cabrillo National Monument, California.
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Publication details
Gigartina leptorhynchos J.Agardh 1885: 28

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1885). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Fjerde afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Ă…rskrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 21(8): 1-117, 1 pl.
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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 Mazzaella leptorhynchos (J.Agardh) Leister

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina leptorhynchos f. caespitosa E.Y.Dawson
Gigartina leptorhynchos f. latissima E.Y.Dawson

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Santa Barbara, California (Dawson 1961: 270). Type: Dimmick, Bingham, Cooper, Cleveland; Herb. Agargh, Lund, Sweden 23648, 23649, 23654, 23655 (Dawson 1961: 270).

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Source of current name
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 November 2018.

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