Gigartina muricata (S.G.Gmelin) J.V. 1813
Gigartina muricata (S.G.Gmelin) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 137
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eucheuma denticulatum (N.L.Burman) Collins & Hervey
Fucus muricatus S.G.Gmelin
Type locality: Indian Ocean (Silva & al. 1996: 331). Lectotype (designated by Irvine): [illustration] "Fucus muricatus" in Gmelin, Hist. Fucorum: t. 6, f. 4. 1768: (Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 255).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered wiith short, hard points.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
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