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Leptocladia laxa W.R.Taylor

Publication details
Leptocladia laxa W.R.Taylor 1945: 163, pl. 38: fig. 1

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Leptocladia is Leptocladia binghamiae J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Taylorophycus laxus (W.R.Taylor) E.Y.Dawson

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Point Hughes, Cabo San Lazaro, Baja California, Mexico (Taylor 1945: 163, 164). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no. 34-603; 7 Mar. 1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 163, 164). Notes: Taylor’s type is on sheet 172, including slides 1428-1431 (Dawson, 1953: 89). Type dredged off Point Hughes (Taylor, 1945).

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Source of current name
Dawson, E.Y. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 4. Gigartinales. Pacific Naturalist 2: 191-343, 63 plates.

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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.

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