Gracilaria confervoides var. longissima 1853
Gracilaria confervoides var. longissima Harvey 1853: 108
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilariopsis carolinensis L.M.Liao & Hommersand
Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 29 November 2007 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 05 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 September 2021.