Gracilaria armata (C.Agardh) Greville 1830

Publication Details
Gracilaria armata (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: liv

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.

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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Sphaerococcus armatus C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Ad Tergestrum [Trieste, Adriatic Sea]; (Agardh 1827: 645) Lectotype: herb. alg. Agardh, LD; 29091 (Gargiulo, De Masi & Tripodi 1992: 54) Notes: Lectotypified by S. Fredericq, August 1985.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 August 2022

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