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Gigartina macdougalii E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Gigartina macdougalii E.Y.Dawson 1944: 303, 426, 427, pl. 64: fig. 2

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

Eponomy
Named for Daniel T. MacDougal (1865-1958), American botanist, who collected marine algae in the Gulf of California.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Libertad, Sonora, Mexico (Dawson 1961: 271). Holotype: MacDougal; May 4, 1923.; UC ex CAS (Lüning 1992: 271). Notes: Isotype: Herb. A. Hancock Foundation (0044). Herbarium: LAM (Hommersand et al 1993: 115).

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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.

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