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Gracilaria corniculata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Publication details
Gracilaria corniculata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1852: 595

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.
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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.

Basionym
Sphaerococcus corniculatus C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having a horned capsule.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus corniculatus C.Agardh 1817

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus corniculatus R.Brown ex Turner 1811

General environment
This is a marine species.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 November 2019.

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