153,871 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,012 images, 59,576 bibliographic items, 413,474 distributional records.

Gigartina tepida Hollenberg

Publication details
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.
 Download PDF

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 tepidus (Hollenberg) Guiry

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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
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

Verified by: 25 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 589 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=14864

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 14 December 2018.

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

Website Design : 249 Design Studio