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Gracilariopsis tenuifrons (C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira) Fredericq & Hommersand 1989

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


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Gracilariopsis tenuifrons (C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira) Fredericq & Hommersand
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira..


Publication details
Gracilariopsis tenuifrons (C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira) Fredericq & Hommersand 1989: 240

Published in: Fredericq, S. & Hommersand, M.H. (1989). Comparative morphology and taxonomic status of Gracilariopsis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 25: 228-241, 49 figs..
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gracilariopsis is Gracilariopsis sjoestedtii (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson.

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

Gracilaria tenuifrons C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira

Type information
Type locality: Praia Avenida, near Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil (Bird & Oliveira Filho 1986: 317). Holotype: E.C. de Oliveira F.; 18 July 1981; Approximately 1.0 m below mean sea level. SPF 23687 (Bird & Oliveira Filho 1986: 317). Notes: Holotype: male. Isotypes: SPF-23687, female; SPF-23680, tetrasporic; SPF-23682, female; SPF-23683, female, tatrasporic; NRCC-9173, female, tetrasporic.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilaria tenuifrons C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira 1986

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gurgel, C.F.D., Liao, L.M., Fredericq, S. & Hommersand, M.H. (2003). Systematics of Gracilariopsis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) based on rbcL sequence analyses and morphological evidence. Journal of Phycology 39: 154-171.

Iha, C., Grassa, C.J., de M.Lyra, G., Davis, C.C., Verbruggen, H. & Oliveira, M.C. (2018). Organellar genomics: a useful tool to study evolutionary relationships and molecular evolution in Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 54(6): 775-787.

Kapraun, D.F. & Dunwoody, J.T. (2002). Relationship of nuclear genome size to some reproductive cell parameters in the Florideophycidae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 41: 507-516.

Lourenço, S.O., Barbarino, E., Nascimento, A. & Paranhos, R. (2005). Seasonal variations in tissue nitrogen and phosphorus of eight macroalgae from a tropical hypersaline coastal environment. Cryptogamie Algologie 26: 355-371.

Lyra, G. de M., Nunes, J.M. de C., Pestana, E.M. dos S., Matos, J.C.G de, Caires, T.A., Jesus, P.B. de, Costa, E.S. & Oliviera, M.C. (2021). Diversity fo Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyta) in Brazil: integrating morphological and molecular data. Phytotaxa 496: 1-53, 15 figs, 1 table, 2 Supplementary tables .

Núñez Resendiz, M.L., Dreckmann, K.M., Sentíes, A., Wynne, M.J. Tejera, H.L. (2019). Marine red algae (Rhodophyta) of economic use in the algal drifts from the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Phytotaxa 387(3): 219-240, 3 tables, 64 figs.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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Yokoya, N.S. (2000). Apical callus formation and plant regeneration controlled by plant growth regulators on axenic culture of the red alga Gracilariopsis tenuifrons (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 48: 133-142.

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