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
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 504 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=16517
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 20 November 2018.