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Gigartina serra (J.Agardh) Endlicher 0

Publication details
Gigartina serra (J.Agardh) Endlicher

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eucheuma serra (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Basionym
Sphaerococcus serra J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. in mari Indiae orientalis" [Mauritius] (Agardh 1841: 17). Type: LD 34664 [Kylin 1932: pl. 10: fig. 2] (Yoshida 1998: 802). Notes: The type locality, Mauritius was first recorded by Doty (1988: 180). He notes that the holotype for Sphaerococcus serra J. Agardh is believed to have been illustrated by Kylin (1932: pl. 10, fig. 21) as Agardh Herbarium Specimen No. 34664.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a saw (tool).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 August 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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