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Griffithsia argus Montagne 1841

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Wrangeliaceae
Tribe Griffithsieae
Genus Griffithsia

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Griffithsia argus Montagne
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Griffithsia argus Montagne
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Griffithsia argus Montagne
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

Griffithsia argus Montagne
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

 

Wrangelia argus (Montagne) Montagne KwaZulu-Natal
© Tom Schils (tom@schils.be)

Publication details
Griffithsia argus Montagne in Barker-Webb & Berthelot 1841: 176, pl. 8: fig. 4

Published in: Montagne, C. (1841). Familia III. Phyceae. Fries. In: Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries. Tome Troisème. Duexième Partie. Phytographia canariensis. Section ultima. Plantae cellulares. DC.. (Barker-Webb, P. & Berthelot, S. Eds) Vol. 3, pp. 132-198 [Index 195-208]. Paris: Béthune, Éditeur, rue de Vaugirard, 36.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Griffithsia is Griffithsia corallina C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wrangelia argus (Montagne) Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Roque de Gando, Gran Canaria, Islas Canarias (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 159). Type: PC (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 159).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latinised), Latinised form of the Greek, argos, white; the hundred-eyed keeper of Io, killed by Mercury at the command of Jupiter (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Montagne, C. (1856). Sylloge generum specierumque cryptogamarum quas in variis operibus descriptas iconobusque illustratas, nunc ad diagnosim reductas, nonnullasque novas interjectas, ordine systematijco disposuit. pp. [i]-xxiv, [1]-498. Parisiis [Paris] & Londini [London]: sumptibus J.-B. Baillière...; H. Baillière....

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Verified by: 03 February 2008 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2021.

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