Crassiphycus proliferus ( ) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & 2018
Crassiphycus proliferus (Harvey) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq in Guiry & al. 2018: 2
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
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 truncata Kraft
Rhodymenia prolifera Harvey
Type locality: Hawke Bay, New Zealand (Silva & al. 1996: 178). Type: Colenso; (Index Nominum Algarum
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), proliferous.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. (1977). Transfer of the New Zealand red alga Tylotus proliferus (Gracilariaceae, Gigartinales) to the genus Gracilaria. New Zealand Journal of Botany 15: 495-502, 15 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 27 October 2021.