Grateloupia sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1847

Prionitis sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Current name: Prionitis sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
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Publication Details
Grateloupia sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1847: 10

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1847). Nya alger från Mexico. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 4: 5-17.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Grateloupia is Grateloupia filicina (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prionitis sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

Sphaerococcus sternbergii C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: 'In mari Australi' [Nootka Sound (Vancouver Island), British Columbia, Canada or Monterey, California, USA]; (Gabrielson 2008: 91, 96) Lectotype: T. Haenke; 1791; LD; 22892 (bottom, single specimen) (Gabrielson 2008: 96) Notes: Isotype: LD 22892 (upper two specimens) and specimens in the packet on the same sheet.

Created: 13 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 January 2008

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 January 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 April 2024

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