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Gracilaria crouaniorum Lyra, Nunes & C.C.Davis, nom. illeg. 2010

Publication details
Gracilaria crouaniorum Lyra, Nunes & C.C.Davis in Lyra & al. 2010: 364, nom. illeg.

Published in: Lyra, G.D.M., Costa, E.D.S., Jesus, P.B. de, Matos, J.C.G. de, Caires, T.A., Oliveira, M.C., Oliveira, E.C., Xi, Z., Nunes, J.M.D.C. & Davis, C.C. (2015). Phylogeny of Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyte): evidence from plastid and mitochondrial nucleotide sequences. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 356-366.
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Publication date: 2015

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Crassiphycus secundus (Gurgel & Fredericq) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq

Type information
see Gracilaria secunda P.L. Crouan & H.M. Crouan

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilaria secunda P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1865
Hydropuntia secunda Gurgel & Fredericq 2004
Crassiphycus secundus (Gurgel & Fredericq) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq 2018

Nomenclatural notes
Gracilaria crouaniorum Lyra, Nunes & C.C.Davis, in Lyra et al. (2015: 364) is an illegitimate name as the earlier designation Hydropuntia secunda Gurgel & Fredericq is a new name in accordance with ICN Art. 58.1 (Turland et al. 2018), even though it was introduced as a new combination for Gracilaria secunda` P.Crouan & H.Crouan, 1865, nom. illeg. (Guiry et al. 2018: 2). - (25 May 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria secunda P.Crouan & H.Crouan)
North America: Florida (Gurgel & Fredericq 2004).

(as Hydropuntia secunda Gurgel & Fredericq)
North America: Florida (Gurgel & Fredericq 2004, Littler, Littler & Hanisak 2008).

(as Gracilaria crouaniorum Lyra, Nunes & C.C.Davis)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Source of current name
Guiry, M.D., Norris, J.N., Fredericq, S. & Gurgel C.F.D. (2018). Crassiphycus Guiry, Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, gen. nov., a replacement name for Crassa Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, nom. inval. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), with some additional nomenclatural notes. Notulae Algarum 82: 1-4, no figs.

Created: 25 May 2015 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 11 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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