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Galaxaura squalida Kjellman 1900

Publication details
Galaxaura squalida Kjellman 1900: 55, pl. 6: figs 1-12, pl. 20: fig. 9

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: St. Croix, Virgin Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 111). Holotype: Örsted; Herbarium of Areschoug in the Herbarium Riksmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden (Dawson 1953: 52).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

North America: Florida (Taylor 1960), Mexico (Dawson 1953).

Central America: Belize (Taylor 1960), Panama (Taylor 1945, Taylor 1960).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Barbados (Taylor 1969), Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Cuba (Taylor 1960), Hispaniola (Taylor 1960), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960, Taylor 1969), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960), Turks And Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

South America: Brazil (Oliveira Filho 1977), Colombia (Taylor 1960), Venezuela (Taylor 1960).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).

Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F., Mshigeni, K.E. & Chiang, Y.M. (1982). Revision of the red algal genus Galaxaura with special reference to the species occurring in the western Indian Ocean. Botanica Marina 25: 401-444, 46 figs.

Key references
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.

Zeng, C. (Tseng, C.K.), Luan, R., Chen, Z. & Li, W. (2005). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. II Acrochaetiales Nemaliales Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [i-vii], i-xxiii, 1-180 , pls I-VIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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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 18 May 2021.

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