Crassiphycus caudatus (J.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq 2018

Gracilaria caudata J.Agardh

Current name: Gracilaria caudata J.Agardh
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira.

Publication Details
Crassiphycus caudatus (J.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq 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.

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Publication date: 11 December 2018

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Crassiphycus is Crassiphycus corneus (J.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria caudata J.Agardh.

Gracilaria caudata J.Agardh

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Hab. in mari Indiae occidentalis ad Insulam St. Crucis (Rafn.!) in sunu Mexicano (Hb. Crouan!) [St Croix and Gulf of Mexico]; (Agardh 1852: 598) Lectotype: LD; Herb. alg. Agardh 29322 ("Rafinesque collection") (Gurgel & al. 2018: 10)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), caudate, i.e., ending with a tail-like appendage (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 November 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 November 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 July 2024

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