Galaxaura filamentosa R.C.Y.Chou 1945
Galaxaura filamentosa R.C.Y.Chou
Panama. Transverse section of branch showing tightly intertwined outer cortex surrounding loosely intertwined medulla.Diane Littler (email@example.com)
Galaxaura filamentosa R.C.Y.Chou 1945: 139
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Galaxaura is Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Sulphur Bay, Isla Clarión, Islas Revilla Gigedo, Mexico; (Taylor 1945: 139) Holotype: Taylor no. 39-46; 17 March 1939; very abundant in tide pools on a rocky point; Hancock Foundation; (Taylor 1945: 139)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), filamentous (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 30 September 2015
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 September 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2023