Scinaia indica Børgesen
Scinaia indica Børgesen 1931: 4-5, fig. 2, pl. 1: fig. 1
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scinaia moniliformis J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to India (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Silva et al. (1996: 115) note that Krishnamurthy & Sundarajan (1987b) recognized S. indica as an independent species, but did not comment on Huisman's opinion. - (28 May 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Port Okha, Gujarat, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 115).
Source of current name
Huisman, J.M. (1986). The red algal genus Scinaia (Galaxauraceae, Nemaliales) from Australia. Phycologia 25: 271-296, 82 figs.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 20 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 May 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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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 17 September 2019.