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Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Gigantea

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Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at low water; 16-mm lens. 02 Jul 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at low water; 16-mm lens. 02 Jul 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at low water; 16-mm lens. 02 Jul 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at low water; 16-mm lens. 02 Jul 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at low water. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at low water. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at low water. 02 Jul 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; kelp beds at low water. 30 Sep 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; kelps and wracks at low water. 30 Sep 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; beds at low water. 30 Sep 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Acrochaetium hormorhizum Børgesen

Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at low water
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gigantea digitata (Hudson) Stackhouse 1816: xi

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1816). Nereis britannica Editio altera. Nova addita classificatione cryptogamiarum [sic] respectu generis Fuci. pp. [i]-xii, [i]- 68, 20 pls. Oxonii [Oxford]: excudebat S. Collingwood.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Gigantea.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus digitatus Hudson

Type information
Type locality: Habitat in rupibus marinis [Dwells on marine rocks, England] (Hudson 1762: 475).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2019.

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