Gigartina tuberculosa (J.D.Hooker & )
Gigartina tuberculosa (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Grunow in Piccone 1886: 58
Published in: Piccone, A. (1886). Alghe del viaggio di circumnavigazione della Vettor Pisani. pp. -97, 2 pls. Genova [Genoa]: Tipografia del Reale Istituto Sordo-Muti.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Iridaea tuberculosa (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Leister
Type locality: Auckland Islands (Silva 1996-to date). Type: BM, TCD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 112).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gigartina tuberculosa (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Grunow)
South America: Argentina (Pujals 1963), Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Peru (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919, Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Tierra del Fuego (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919).
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.
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.
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.
Created: 30 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 December 2019.