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Gymnogongrus norvegicus (Gunnerus) J.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Gymnogongrus norvegicus (Gunnerus) J.Agardh 1851: 320, nom. illeg.

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 Gymnogongrus is Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse

Basionym
Fucus norvegicus Gunnerus

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to Norway.

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

Nomenclatural notes
The type of Fucus norvegicus is likely not to represent this species but Chondrus crispus (Guiry, pers. comm.).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gymnogongrus norvegicus (Gunnerus) J.Agardh)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920, Dixon 1961), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974), Ireland (Adams 1907, Cotton 1912, Cullinane 1971), Portugal (Ardré 1970), Spain (Lázaro Ibiza 1889, Sauvageau 1897, Bellón 1921, Hamel 1928, Miranda 1931, Bellón 1940, Bellón 1942, Seoane-Camba 1957, Ardré 1957, Fischer-Piette, C. & Seoane-Camba, J. (1962), Seoane-Camba 1965, Gómez-Menor Robles & Fuertes Lasala 1982, Rodriguez Prieto & Polo Alberti 1988).

Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Boudouresque, C.-F. (1970). Distribution et écologie de Gymnogongrus norvegicus (Rhodophycées, Phyllophoracées) en Méditerranée occidentale. Bulletin Museum Histoire Naturelle Marseille 30: 253-260.
Chemin, E. (1929). Développement des spores issues du cystocarpe de Gymnogongrus norvegicus J. Ag.. Bull Soc Bot Fr 76: 305-308.
Schotter, G. (1960). Sur la reproduction du Gymnogongrus norvegicus (Gunner) J. Agardh, en Méditerranée. Acad Sci 251: 1174-1175, 1647-1649.

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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 22 June 2018.

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