Gigartina armata J. , nom. illeg.
Gigartina armata J.Agardh 1899: 15, nom. illeg.
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1899). Analecta algologica, Continuatio V. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 35(4): 1-160, 3 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus spinosus (Kützing) Guiry
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Gigartina armata J. Agardh (1899: 15) is a later homonym of Gigartina armata (C. Agardh) J. Agardh ex De Notaris 1842. See Chondracanthus armata Hughey. - (15 Aug 2009) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: San Diego, California. (Dawson 1961: 263). Type: Dr. E. Palmer; no date; LD Herb. Alg. Agardh 23714 (Dawson 1961: 263).
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.
Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 August 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 October 2018.