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Gracilaria babae (H.Yamamoto) P.-K. Ng, P.-E. Lim & S.-M. Phang 2014

Publication details
Gracilaria babae (H.Yamamoto) P.-K. Ng, P.-E. Lim & S.-M. Phang 2014: 9

Published in: Ng, P.-K., P.-E.Lim & S.-M.Phang (2014). Radiation of the red algal parasite Congracilaria babae onto a secondary host species, Hydropuntia sp. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta). PLoS One 9{5, e97450}: 1-11, 4 fig, 3 tables.

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.

Basionym
Congracilaria babae H.Yamamoto

Type information
Type locality: Oki, Erabu Island, between Amami Oshima and Okinawa Islands, Japan (Coppejans & Millar 2000: 318). Type: HAK Y 3021 (Yoshida 1998: 811). Notes: Japan: Kagoshima Prefecture: Nishibaru, Okinoerabu Island; parasitic on Gracilaria salicornia; collector: M. Baba, 16.viii.1985 (INA).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Congracilaria babae H.Yamamoto 1986

Habitat notes
Host: Gracilaria salicornia, Hydropuntia sp. - (31 Mar 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Ng, P.-K., Lim, P.-E. & Phang, S.-M. (2015). Small-scale genetic structure of Gracilaria salicornia and its red algal parasite, G. babae (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), in Malaysia. Botanica Marina 58(3): 175-187.

Created: 21 December 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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References
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Ng, P.-K., Lim, P.-E. & Phang, S.-M. (2015). Small-scale genetic structure of Gracilaria salicornia and its red algal parasite, G. babae (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), in Malaysia. Botanica Marina 58(3): 175-187.
Yamamoto, H. (1986). Congracilaria babae gen. et sp. nov. (Gracilariaceae), an adelphoparasite growing on Gracilaria salicornia of Japan. Bulletin of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 37: 281-290.

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G.M. 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 12 May 2021.

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