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Gracilaria spinigera E.Y.Dawson 1949

Publication details
Gracilaria spinigera E.Y.Dawson 1949: 24, pl. 8: figs 1-3; pl. 9: fig. 1-3

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1949). Studies of the northeast Pacific Gracilariaceae. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation 7: 1-105, 25 plates.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Ensenada de San Franciso, Sonora, Mexico. (Dawson 1961: 209). Holotype: Dawson 1903; May 18, 1946.; Upper sublitoral rocks. Herb. A. Hannock Foundation 4949 (Dawson 1961: 209). Notes: Gulf of Calif.-Several collections from the vicinity of Guaymas Sonora; D.18634, Isla Tortuga; D.18699, Isla Ildefonso; D. 18777, outer Puerto Escondido. Juvenile specimens suggestive of this species have been found near Punto Tosco, Isla Margarita, on the Pacific Coast of Baja California (D. 13476).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Norris, J.N. (1985). Studies on Gracilaria Grev. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Gulf of California, Mexico. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 123-135. California Sea grant College Program.

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