Gracilaria usneoides var. succosa J. 1852
Gracilaria usneoides var. succosa J.Agardh 1852: 596
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: 'corallia, Ins. St. Crucis', St Croix, US Virgin Islands (Gurgel et al. 2020: 223).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the lichen genus Usnea.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Extended description (Gurgel et al., 2020: 223).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Gurgel, C.F.D., Soares, L. P., Norris, J.N., Fujii, M.T., Schmidt, W.E. & Fredericq, S. (2020 '2021'). Molecular systematics of Crassiphycus and Hydropuntia (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) with the description of poorly known taxa in the Western Atlantic Ocean. European Journal of Phycology 56(2): 216-229.
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G.M. 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 17 September 2021.