Gracilaria eucheumatoides Harvey 1860

Hydropuntia eucheumatoides (Harvey) Gurgel & Fredericq

Hydropuntia eucheumatoides (Harvey) Gurgel & FredericqPalau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deepPalau International Coral Reef Center

Publication Details
Gracilaria eucheumatoides Harvey 1860: 331 (as 'eucheumioides')

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Hydropuntia eucheumatoides (Harvey) Gurgel & Fredericq.

Type Information
Type locality: Ryukyu Islands; (Masuda & al. 1995: 196) Lectotype: C. Wright; TCD; (Masuda & al. 1995: 196, figs 14, 15) Notes: Syntype localities: "Ousima, and the proper Loo Choo Islands" (Harvey 1860: 331).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 March 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 March 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 August 2022

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