Gigartina fabriciana Lyngbye 1819: 48, pl. 11 D
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Membranoptera fabriciana (Lyngbye) M.J.Wynne & G.W.Saunders
Named for Otto Fabricius (1744 - 1822), a Danish missionary, naturalist, ethnographer and explorer of Greenland.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Frederikshaab (61°59' N, 49°42' W), Greenland, collected by Bishop O. Fabricius in the period 1768-1773, fide Ruprecht (1851)" (Wynne & Saunders 2012: 169).
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). Taxonomic assessment of North American species of the genera Cumathamnion, Delesseria, Membranoptera and Pantoneura (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) using molecular data. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 27(3): 155-173.
Wynne, M.J. (1997). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Delesseriaceae (Rhodophyta). Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 21: 319-334.
Created: 07 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 September 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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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 25 September 2018.