Cornicularia gracilis (J.V. ) V.J. & P.G.
Cornicularia gracilis (J.V.Lamouroux) V.J.Chapman & P.G.Parkinson 1974: 183
Published in: Chapman, V.J. & Parkinson, P.G. (1974). Issue 3: Cryptonemiales. In: The marine algae of New Zealand. Part III. Rhodophyceae. (Chapman, V.J. Eds), pp. 155-278. Lehre: J. Cramer.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cornicularia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania rosea (Lamarck) Decaisne
Corallina gracilis J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: "Australasie" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 234). Notes: Dawson (1953: 129) Holotype not designated, but represented by a specimen without date or locality in the Lamouroux Herbarium, Institut Botanique, Université de Caen, France. Isotype fragments are on sheet 55423 in HAHF.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Kim, J.H., Guiry, M.D., Oak, J.H., Choi, D.-S., Kang, S.-H., Chung, H. & Choi, H.-G. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships within the tribe Janieae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data: a reappraisal of Jania. Journal of Phycology 43: 1310-1319.
Womersley, H.B.S. & Johansen, H.W. (1996). Subfamily Corallinoideae (Areschoug) Foslie 1908: 19. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 288-317. Adelaide & Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 30 December 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 April 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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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 24 March 2019.