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Crassiphycus usneoides ( C.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Crassiphycus

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Crassiphycus usneoides ( C.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq
Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA. Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide. OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC, 298 pp. 584 distributed by Harbor B. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Gracilaria usneoides (C.Agardh) J.Agardh Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA. Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide. OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC, 298 pp. 584 distributed by Harbor B
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Crassiphycus usneoides ( C.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq in Guiry et 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.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Sphaerococcus usneoides C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Brazil (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the lichen genus Usnea.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus usneoides C.Agardh 1822
Laurencia usneoides (C.Agardh) K├╝tzing 1849
Gracilaria usneoides (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1852
Ceramianthemum usneoides (C.Agardh) Kuntze 1891
Hydropuntia usneoides (C.Agardh) Gurgel & Fredericq 2004
Crassa usneoides (C.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq 2018

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 11 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2019.

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