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Crassiphycus corneus (J.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Crassiphycus


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Crassiphycus corneus (J.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq
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Publication details
Crassiphycus corneus (J.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq in Guiry et al. 2018: 1

Published in: Guiry, M.D., Norris, J.N., Fredericq, S. & Gurgel C.F.D. (2018). Crassiphycus Guiry, Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, gen. nov., a replacement name for Crassa Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, nom. inval. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), with some additional nomenclatural notes. Notulae Algarum 82: 1-4, no figs.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Crassiphycus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Gracilaria cornea J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Pernambuco (?), Brazil (Bird, Oliveira Filho & McLachlan 1986: 2049). Lectotype: Fig. 8 (male): Herb. Agardh, LD (ex herb. J.E. Areschoug) 29370 (left-hand side) (Bird, Oliveira Filho & McLachlan 1986: 2049). Notes: Syntypes: 29370, in LD (tetrasporangial); BM (tetrasporangial); FH. Type locality ? Brazil: Pernambuco [Recife] (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilaria cornea J.Agardh 1852
Hydropuntia cornea (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne 1989
Crassa cornea (J.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & S.Fredericq 2018

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 11 December 2018 by M.D. 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 20 July 2019.

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