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Gracilariopsis bailiniae J.Zhang & B.M.Xia, nom. illeg. 1991

Publication details
Gracilariopsis bailiniae J.Zhang & B.M.Xia 1991: 290, nom. illeg. (as 'bailinae' )

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 Gracilariopsis heteroclada J.-F.Zhang & B.-M.Xia

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: superfluous name for Gracilariopsis heteroclada J.F.Zhang & B.M.Xia, which was assumed to be illegitimate because of the existence of Gracilaria heteroclada, but this name only had priority within Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis heteroclada J.F.Zhang & B.M.Xia is a legitimate and valid name. - (30 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Kapraun & Dunwoody (2002: 508) cite Gracilariopsis bailinae Zhang & Xia (=G. heteroclada Zhang & Xia). - (7 Jun 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kapraun, D.F. & Dunwoody, J.T. (2002). Relationship of nuclear genome size to some reproductive cell parameters in the Florideophycidae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 41: 507-516.

Lin, S.-M. (2008). Morphological and phylogenetic studies of Gracilariopsis chiangii, new species (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), an alga presently known as Gracilaria chorda in Taiwan. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement No. 19: 19-26.

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G.M. 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 24 October 2021.

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