Galaxaura collabens J.
Galaxaura collabens J.Agardh 1885: 74-75
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1885). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Fjerde afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Årskrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 21(8): 1-117, 1 pl.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Galaxaura is Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), collapsing (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "ad Novam Hollandiam austro-occidentalem" (Rottnest Island, Western Australia) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 111). Notes: This type locality was first described by Huisman & Borowitzka (1900: 153, fig. 10) (Silva et al., 1996)
Source of current name
Huisman, J.M. (2006). Galaxauraceae. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 12. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Created: 19 April 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 31 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2020.