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Gigartina prolifera Hariot

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina

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Gigartina prolifera Hariot
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina prolifera Hariot
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina prolifera Hariot
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina prolifera Hariot
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina prolifera Hariot
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gigartina prolifera Hariot
Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

Gigartina prolifera Hariot
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Transverse section of frond. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Polyopes prolifer (Hariot) Kawaguchi & Wang Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University
© Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication details
Gigartina prolifera Hariot 1891: 220

Published in: Hariot, P. (1891). Liste des algues marines rapportés de Yokoska (Japon) par M. le Dr Savatier. Mémoires de la Société nationale des sciences naturelles de Cherbourg 27: 211-230.
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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 Polyopes prolifer (Hariot) Kawaguchi & Wang

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Kanagawa Pref.: Yokosuka (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Kawaguchi, S., Wang, H.-W., Horiguchi, T., Lewis, J.A. & Masuda, M. (2002). Rejection of Sinkoraena and transfer of some species of Carpopeltis and Sinkoraena to Polyopes (Rhodophyta, Halymeniaceae). Phycologia 41: 619-635.

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References
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Kawaguchi, S. & Masuda, M. (1984). The identity of Gigartina prolifera Hariot (Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 32: 227-233, 3 figs.

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