Crassiphycus corneus (J. ) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & 2018
Crassiphycus corneus (J.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq in Guiry & al. 2018: 1
Published in: Guiry, M.D., Norris, J.N., Fredericq, S. & Gurgel C.F.D. (2018). Crassiphycus Guiry, Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, gen. nov., a replacement name for Crassa Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, nom. inval. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), with some additional nomenclatural notes. Notulae Algarum 82: 1-4, no figs.
Publication date: 11 December 2018
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Crassiphycus.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria cornea J.Agardh
Gracilaria cornea J.Agardh
Type locality: Pernambuco (?), Brazil (Bird, Oliveira Filho & McLachlan 1986: 2049). Lectotype: Fig. 8 (male): LD 29370 (left-hand side) ex herb. Areschoug (Bird, Oliveira Filho & McLachlan 1986: 2049). Notes: Syntypes: 29370, in LD (tetrasporangial); BM (tetrasporangial); FH. Type locality ? Brazil: Pernambuco [Recife] (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).
Gracilaria cornea J.Agardh 1852
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Lyra, D. de M., Iha, C., Grassa, C.J., Cai, L., Zhang, H.G., Lane, C., Blouin, N., Oliveira, M.C., Nunes, J. M de C. & Davis, C.C. (2021). Phylogenomics, divergence time estimation and trait evolution provide a new look into the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 165(107294): [1-14], 4 figs.
Created: 11 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 September 2021 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 17 October 2021.