Gigartina muricata (S.G.Gmelin) J.V.
Gigartina muricata (S.G.Gmelin) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 137
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eucheuma denticulatum (N.L.Burman) Collins & Hervey
Fucus muricatus S.G.Gmelin
Type locality: Indian Ocean (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 331). Lectotype (designated by Irvine): [illustration] "Fucus muricatus" in Gmelin, Hist. Fucorum: t. 6, f. 4. 1768: (Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 255).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered wiith short, hard points.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
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Wendy 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 21 November 2018.