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Galaxaura flagelliformis Kjellman 1900

Publication details
Galaxaura flagelliformis Kjellman 1900: 47, pl. 3: figs. 2-11; pl. 20: fig. 16

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1900). Om Floridé-släget Galaxaura, dess organografi och systematik. Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 33(1): 1-109, 20 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Galaxaura is Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Type locality: Key West, Florida, U.S.A (Silva & al. 1996: 111).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flagelliform (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Galaxaura flagelliformis Kjellman)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960), Lanzarote (Gil-Rodríguez & Afonso-Carrillo 1980), Madeira (Levring 1974), Salvage Islands (Audiffred & Weisscher 1984).

North America: Florida (Taylor 1960).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Cuba (Taylor 1960), Hispaniola (Taylor 1960), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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Verified by: 31 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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