Gigartina confervoides (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux 1813

Publication Details
Gigartina confervoides (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 48

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham.

Basionym
Fucus confervoides Linnaeus

Origin of Species Name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 August 2019 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 August 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 August 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 August 2022

 
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