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Gymnogongrus ligulatus Harvey ex Kützing

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

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Gymnogongrus ligulatus Harvey ex Kützing
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Gloiocladia atlantica (Searles) R.E.Norris

Polyopes ligulatus (Harvey ex Kützing) De Toni
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Publication details
Gymnogongrus ligulatus Harvey ex Kützing 1869: 23-24, pl. 63: figs. a,b

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1869). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XIX pp. i-iv, 1-36, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gymnogongrus is Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Yonagunia ligulata (Harvey ex Kützing) Manghisi, M.Morabito, De Clerck & Le Gall

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 203). Lectotype: MEL 504575 (Manghisi et al. 2015: 463, fig. 1). Notes: collector: Harvey; Sonder Herb. (INA). Fort Dauphin, plage Monseigneur, Madagascar (Manghisi et al., 2015: table 2).

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Source of current name
Manghisi, A., Morabito, M., Boo, G.H., Boo, S.M., Bonillo, C., De Clerck, O. & Le Gall, L. (2015). Two novel species of Yonagunia (Halymeniales, Rhodophyte) were uncovered in the South of Madagascar during the Atimo-Vatae expedition. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(2): 199-217.

Key references
Manghisi, A., Morabito, M. & Le Gall, L. (2015). Lectotypification of Gymnogongrus ligulatus. An addendum to "Two novel species of Yonagunia (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta) were uncovered in the South of Madagascar during the Atimo-Vatae Expedition". Cryptogamie Algologie 36(4): 461-463.

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.

Created: 07 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 16 December 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Manghisi, A., Morabito, M. & Le Gall, L. (2015). Lectotypification of Gymnogongrus ligulatus. An addendum to "Two novel species of Yonagunia (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta) were uncovered in the South of Madagascar during the Atimo-Vatae Expedition". Cryptogamie Algologie 36(4): 461-463.

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