Liagora farinosa J.V.Lamouroux 1816

Ganonema farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) K.-C.Fan & Yung C.Wang

Current name: Ganonema farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) K.-C.Fan & Yung C.Wang
Scott Reef, Western Australia - 25 May 2011. John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication Details
Liagora farinosa J.V.Lamouroux 1816: 240

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, [1]-560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Liagora is Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ganonema farinosum (J.V.Lamouroux) K.-C.Fan & Yung C.Wang.

Type Information
Type locality: "Aux environs de Suez , dans la Mer rouge. Ded. Delile." [Suez, Red Sea, Egypt]; (Lamouroux 1816: 240) Lectotype: CN; (Yoshida 1998: 511) Notes: Dawson (1953: 43) incorrectly cites type locality as Haha-zima and Titi-zima, Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Type was illustrated by Abbott (Cryptogamie, Algologie, 11: fig. 23).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), mealy, covered with farina (flour-like, powdery covering) (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Tropical and subtropical seas, extending into warm temperate regions (Womersley 1994: 96).

Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 June 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 June 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

 
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