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Gigartina johnstonii E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Gigartina johnstonii E.Y.Dawson 1944: 302

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
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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 Chondracanthus squarrulosus (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Hughey, P.C.Silva & Hommersand

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isla San Esteban, Gulf of California (Dawson 1961: 269). Type: Dawson 436-40; 5.ii.1940; Lower littoral rocks. LAM ex AHF 0042 (Dawson 1961: 269). Notes: Dawson (1944: 302) notes that the type was collected on 5 February 1940.

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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
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.

Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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

West, J.A. & Guiry, M.D. (1982). A life history study of Gigartina johnstonii (Rhodophyta) from the Gulf of California. Botanica Marina 25: 205-211.

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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 15 November 2018.

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