153,268 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 20,952 images, 59,258 bibliographic items, 409,101 distributional records.

Gigartina intermedia Suringar

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina

Pictures

click on thumbnail for larger version.

Gigartina intermedia Suringar
Robinson Crusoe Island. 13 Feb 2014. EM. © Erasmo Macaya Horta (emacaya@oceanografia.udec.cl) Erasmo Macaya Horta.

Gigartina intermedia Suringar
Robinson Crusoe Island. 21 Feb 2014. EM. © Erasmo Macaya Horta (emacaya@oceanografia.udec.cl) Erasmo Macaya Horta.

Gigartina intermedia Suringar
Plants in habitat at low intertidal (Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan). Insert: Habit.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Gigartina intermedia Suringar
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

Gigartina intermedia Suringar
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

Gigartina intermedia Suringar
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

Gigartina intermedia Suringar
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

Gigartina intermedia Suringar
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

 

Palmella pallida K├╝tzing

Chondracanthus intermedius (Suringar) Hommersand Robinson Crusoe Island
© Erasmo Macaya Horta (emacaya@oceanografia.udec.cl) Erasmo Macaya Horta

Publication details
Gigartina intermedia Suringar 1867: 259

Published in: Suringar, W.F.R. (1867). Algarum iaponicarum Musei Botanici L.B. index praecursorius. Annales Musei Botanici Lugduno-Batavi 3: 256-259.

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 Chondracanthus intermedius (Suringar) Hommersand

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Hommersand et al. (1993: 115) and Hughey & Hommersand (2008) cite Gigartina intermedia Suringar 1870: 30, pl. 17B. - (7 Nov 2008) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Following Abbott (1999), this species (as Gigartina intermedius Suringar) is a synonym of Chondracanthus tenellus (Harvey) Hommersand

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Growing on rocks at high tide (Mikami 1965: 205).

Type information
Type locality: Sea of Japan (Suringar 1867: 30). Type: C.J. Textor; 8 December 1865; L? (Yoshida 1998: 684).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Hughey, J.R. & Hommersand, M.H. (2008). Morphological and molecular systematic study of Chondracanthus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Pacific North America. Phycologia 47: 124-155.

Key references
Mikami, H. (1965). A systematic study of the Phyllophoraceae and Gigartinaceae from Japan and its vicinity. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 5(2): 181-285.

Okamura, K. (1908). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. I pp. 147-177, pls XXXI-XXXV. Tokyo: The Author.

Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 903 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=14863

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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 19 October 2018.

SITE © 1996 - 2018 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio