Gracilaria venezuelensis W.R.Taylor 1942
Gracilaria venezuelensis W.R.Taylor 1942: 110, pl. 3: fig. 10, pl. 15, figs 1-2
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1942). Caribbean marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expedition, 1939. Allan Hancock Atlantic Expedition Report 2: 1-193, 20 plates.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: off SW end of Cubagua I., S of Isla Margarita, Venezuela (Gurgel et al. 2004: 164). Holotype: dredged off course black-sand bottom, 3.5-9.0 m depth. MICH W.R. Taylor-39-482 (Gurgel et al. 2004: 164). Notes: Isotype: US Alg. Coll-56501 (W.R. Taylor-39-482). Paratype: MICH (W.R. Taylor-39-479a);dredged off sand bottom, 3.5-9.0m depth, off SW end of Cubagua I., S of Isla Margarita, Venezuela.
Origin of species name
(Latin), living in or from Venezuela.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Central America: Belize (Gurgel et al. 2004).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Gurgel, C.F.D., Fredericq, S. & Norris, J.N. (2004). Molecular systematics and taxonomy of flattened species of Gracilaria Greville (Gracilariaceae, Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from the Western Atlantic. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 9, pp. 159-200.
Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.