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Scinaia indica Børgesen

Publication details
Scinaia indica Børgesen 1931: 4-5, fig. 2, pl. 1: fig. 1

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scinaia is Scinaia forcellata Bivona-Bernardi.

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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Okha, Gujarat, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 115).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Huisman, J.M. (1986). The red algal genus Scinaia (Galaxauraceae, Nemaliales) from Australia. Phycologia 25: 271-296, 82 figs.

Key references
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.

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