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Gigartina circumcincta J.Agardh

Publication details
Gigartina circumcincta J.Agardh 1876: 202

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarcothalia circumcincta (J.Agardh) Hommersand

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina grandifolia J.Agardh 1899

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand; Chatham Islands (Silva 1996-to date). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gigartina circumcincta J.Agardh)
Australia and New Zealand: Chatham Islands (Chapman 1979), New Zealand (Chapman 1979, Adams 1997), Stewart Island/Rakiura (Levring 1945, Chapman 1979).

Subantarctic Islands: Auckland Islands (Chapman 1979), Campbell Island (Chapman 1979).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Papenfuss 1964).

Source of current name
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2019.

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