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Gigartina longipes Kützing

Publication details
Gigartina longipes Kützing 1859: 35, pl. 84: fig. 2

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1859). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IX [9] pp. i-vii, 1-42, 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 Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychodea terminalis Harvey

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Ad Novam Hollandiam, Port Philipp Dr Ferd. Müller" [Port Philip, Victoria, Australia] (Kützing 1859: 35). Notes: "Type: Port Phillip, s. dat., F.Mueller s.n. (syn: MEL0044784A; L.4063835)." (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 241).

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Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2017). Mychodea and the Mychodeaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) revisited: molecular analyses shed light on interspecies relationships in Australia's largest endemic genus and family. Australian Systematic Botany 30: 230-258, 16 figs.

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