Gracilaria veloroae E.Y. 1944
Gracilaria veloroae E.Y.Dawson 1944: 297, 438, 439, pl. 70: fig. 2 (left)
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Off Isla Tiburón, Baja California, Mexico (Silva & al. 1996: 178). Type: Dawson 141a-40; 25 January 1940; At a depth of 4-30 m.. Herb. A. Hancock Foundation 37 (Dawson 1961: 215). Notes: Characteristically in the deep sublittoral (5)-25-79 meters.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Francisco Pedroche (pers. comm. April 2020) writes: "Schneider (1975, p. 645) considers G. veleroae synonymous with G. mammillaris; however, Norris (1985, p. 133) criticizes him for not having reviewed the G. veleroae type material and therefore he does not accept this synonym." - (14 Apr 2020) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Norris, J.N. (1985). Gracilaria and Polycavernosa from the Caribbean and Florida: key and list of the species of economic potential. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.T-CSGCP-011, pp. 101-113. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College Program.
Norris, J.N. (1985). Studies on Gracilaria Grev. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Gulf of California, Mexico. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 123-135. California Sea grant College Program.
Schneider, C.W. (1975). Taxonomic notes on Gracilaria mammillaris (Mont.) Howe and Graclaria veleroae Dawson (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Taxon 24: 643-646.
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