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Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh

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

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Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh
Sarcothalia radula?, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh
Sarcothalia radula, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh
Boulders, Simon's Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; on rock at low water. 22 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 20 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; surface view of cystocarps. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants in lower-shore pools. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Sarcothalia radula (Esper) Edyvane & Womersley Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gigartina radula (Esper) J.Agardh 1851: 278

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: 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 currently regarded as a synonym of Sarcothalia radula (Esper) Edyvane & Womersley

Basionym
Fucus radula Esper

Type information
Type locality: "Australia" (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 293). Type: Herb. Esper, ER? (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 293). Notes: According to Edyvane & Womersley (1994: 293) the type is in Herb. Esper, ER? (not in BM). He notes that Parkinson (1981: 22) considered the locality "Neuholland" to be an error and New Zealand the more likely type locality. According to Edyvane & Womersley, the type specimen cannot be excluded from Australia.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus radulus (Esper)

Nomenclatural notes
G. radula (Esper) J. Agardh 1848: 10 (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 290). - (1 Jul 2009) - Wendy Guiry

Distributional notes
Papenfuss (1964: 41) considered that the subantarctic material upon which records of this species have been based was probably misidentified.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Edyvane, K.S. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Gigartinaceae Kützing 1843: 389. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 285-314. Canberra:

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.

Created: 21 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Gibbons, M.J. (1989). Tidal migration of Porcellidium (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) on fronds of the rocky shore alga Gigartina radula (Esper) J. Agardh (Gigartinales: Rhodophyta).. South African Journal of Marine Science 8: 3-7.

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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 19 November 2018.

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