Gigartina ustulata (Mertens ex Turner)
Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing Boulders, Simon's Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; clumps in mid-intertidal with barnacles
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Gigartina ustulata (Mertens ex Turner) Greville 1830: lviii
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
Lectotype locality: Cádiz, Spain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 282). Type: Clemente; BM-K (Athanasiadis 1996: 60). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Searles (1968: 46, pl. 10a) who selected Cádiz as the type locality. Turner reported seeing specimens from Clemente (Cádiz) and the Mediterranean (Dr Mohr)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Combination also proposed by Duby (Bot. Gall. 953, 1830). - (11 Feb 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
(as Gigartina ustulata (Mertens ex Turner) Greville)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Created: 15 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 February 2019.