Galaxaura indica , G.H. & S.M. 2018
Galaxaura indica Huisman, G.H.Boo & S.M.Boo Ashmore Reef, Australia
© J.M. Huisman
Galaxaura indica Huisman, G.H.Boo & S.M.Boo in Huisman, G.H.Boo, S.M.Boo & S.-M.Lin 2018: 41, fig. 8 A-D
Published in: Huisman, J.M., Boo, G.H., Boo, S.M. & Lin, S.-M. (2018). Galaxauraceae. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 30-48. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
Publication date: August 2018?
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Galaxaura is Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "north side, Ashmore Reef, Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, 12°11.3088'S, 123°07.7322'E." (Huisman & al. 2018: 41). Holotype: J.M.Huisman 126.96.36.199.3; 29 Sept. 2013; epilithic at 15 m depth. PERTH 08775524 (Huisman & al. 2018: 41).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to India (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, -435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.
Created: 25 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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