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Gracilaria irregularis I.A.Abbott 1988

Publication details
Gracilaria irregularis I.A.Abbott 1988: 141,,142 figs 1, 5, 6

Published in: Abbott, I.A. (1988). Some species of Gracilaria and Polycavernosa from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 137-150. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018].

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilariopsis irregularis (I.A.Abbott) N.Muangmai, A.Chirapart & A.Lewmanomont

Type information
Holotype locality: Ao Len, Trat Peninsula, Thailand (Abbott 1988: 142). Holotype: T.F. Mumford Jr.; 20 February 1986; Attached to shell and rock fragments, in sandy mud, 0.5 m depth. BISH HAI 0001, HAI 0003 (Abbott 1988: 142). Notes: Isotypes in BISH, AST, US and Kasetsart Univ.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Muangmai, N., Yamagishi, Y. Zuccarello, G.C., Chirapart, A. & Lewmanomont, A. (2014). Transferring Gracilaria irregularis (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from Thailand to Gracilariopsis based on morphological and molecular analyses. Phycological Research 62: 29-35.

Key references
Lewmanomont, K. (1994). The species of Gracilaria from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 135-148. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-031].

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References
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Muangmai, N., Yamagishi, Y. Zuccarello, G.C., Chirapart, A. & Lewmanomont, A. (2014). Transferring Gracilaria irregularis (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from Thailand to Gracilariopsis based on morphological and molecular analyses. Phycological Research 62: 29-35.

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M.D. 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 26 September 2021.

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