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Gracilariopsis megaspora E.Y.Dawson 1949

Publication details
Gracilariopsis megaspora E.Y.Dawson 1949: 45, pl. 18: figs 1-3

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1949). Studies of the northeast Pacific Gracilariaceae. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation 7: 1-105, 25 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gracilariopsis is Gracilariopsis sjoestedtii (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria megaspora (E.Y.Dawson) Papenfuss

Type information
Type locality: Bahía San Carlos, near Ensenada San Francisco, Sonora, Mexico (Silva & al. 1996: 181). Holotype: Dawson ,1880; May 17, 1946; Floating in a shallow, sandy lagoon. Herb. a. Hannock foundation 4521 (Dawson 1961: 217). Notes: Distribution is only known from the type material (Silva et al. 1996).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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