Gracilaria megaspora (E.Y. )
Gracilaria megaspora (E.Y.Dawson) Papenfuss 1967: 100
Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1967). Notes on algal nomenclature - V. Various Chlorophyceae and Rhodophyceae. Phykos 5: 95-105.
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Gracilariopsis megaspora E.Y.Dawson
Type locality: Bahía San Carlos, near Ensenada San Francisco, Sonora, Mexico (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 181). Holotype: Dawson ,1880; May 17, 1946; Floating in a shallow, sandy lagoon. Herb. a. Hannock foundation 4521 (Dawson 1961: 217). Notes: Distribution is only known from the type material (Silva et al. 1996).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Bahia San Carlos, Sonora, Gulf of California (Norris 1985: 127). Type: Floating in shallow sandy lagoon. (Norris 1985: 127).
Norris, J.N. (1985). Studies on Gracilaria Grev. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Gulf of California, Mexico. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 123-135. California Sea grant College Program.
Xia, B.M. (1985). Gracilaria from China: key, list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 71-76. California Sea Grant College Program.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2019.