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Gracilaria gurgelii Freshwater 2018

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Publication details
Gracilaria gurgelii Freshwater in Hardesty & Freshwater 2018: 411

Published in: Hardesty, D.M. & Freshwater, D.W. (2018). Studies of North Carolina marine algae XIV: increased diversity of flattened offshore Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) species revealed by DNA sequences of contemporary specimens and the G. mammillaris holotype. Botanica Marina 61(4): 407-413.

Publication date: 2018

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Type information
Holotype locality: R/V Pelican station3.2, north-west Gulf of Mexico, off Louisiana, USA (27°56.358'N,92°00.540'W) (Hardesty & Freshwater 2018: 411). Holotype: S. Fredeicq; 01.vii.2001; US 204336 (Hardesty & Freshwater 2018: 411).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Hardesty & Freshwater (2018) , the currently designated G. mammillaris epitype represents a unique species, Gracilaria gurgelii but they note that "as correctly pointed out by a reviewer...Gracilaria gurgelii is designated as a new species at the risk of an older name being found that should have been applied". - (24 Oct 2018) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

Created: 24 October 2018 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 05 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.

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