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Gigartina fissa (Suhr) J.Agardh

Publication details
Gigartina fissa (Suhr) J.Agardh 1876: 201

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Iridaea fissa Suhr

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Iridaea fissa Suhr 1836

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Iridaea clavellosa Suhr 1836

Taxonomic notes
Suhr (1836: 340-341) described Iridaea fissa and I. clavellosa based on material supposedly collected at Cape Horn. Setchell & Gardner (1937: 227) and others have associated both entities with Gigartina stiriata from South Africa. Papenfuss (1964: 40) thought it doubtful that Suhr’s material was actually obtained at Cape Horn.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 November 2018.

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