Gigartina tepida Hollenberg 1945: 449, fig. 5
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1945). New marine algae from southern California. III.. American Journal of Botany 32: 447-451.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus tepidus (Hollenberg) Guiry
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Balboa [Upper New Port Bay, Orange County], California (Hollenberg 1945: 449). Holotype: G.J.Hollenberg 1157; Dec. 8, 1935.; Growing on shells and rocks near the highway 101 bridge, across upper Newport Bay. US 61184 (Barcode 00184810) (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 145).
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.
Hughey, J.R. & Hommersand, M.H. (2008). Morphological and molecular systematic study of Chondracanthus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Pacific North America. Phycologia 47: 124-155.
Norris, R.E. & Wynne, M.J. (1969 '1968'). Notes on marine algae of Washington and southern British Columbia. III. Syesis 1: 133-146.
Created: 05 January 1999 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 24 March 2019.