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Gracilaria arcuata var. snackeyi Weber Bosse 1928

Publication details
Gracilaria arcuata var. snackeyi Weber Bosse 1928: 430, fig. 173

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: 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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Distributional notes
Philippines record based on illustrations of specimens brought to Guam workshop by Doty (Abbott, 1985).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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].

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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.

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