Gracilaria arcuata var. snackeyi 1928
Gracilaria arcuata var. snackeyi Weber Bosse 1928: 430, fig. 173
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Macassar (Ujung Pandang), Celebes, Indonesia (Silva & al. 1996: 155). Notes: Abbott (1988: 155) notes that the material represented in the Leiden Herbarium from the Brill Lighthouse near Makassar (L 941.49.52) may be the type specimen of this variety.
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), curved, like a bow (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Philippines record based on illustrations of specimens brought to Guam workshop by Doty (Abbott, 1985).
This is a marine species.
Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from the Philippines: list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with Reference to Some Pacific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 89-90.
Abbott, I.A. (1988). Some species of Gracilaria and Polycavernosa from the Siboga Expedition. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 151-156. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018].
Created: 30 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 December 2005 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 May 2021.