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Galaxaura collabens J.Agardh 1885

Publication details
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.
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Type species
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

Type information
Type locality: "ad Novam Hollandiam austro-occidentalem" (Rottnest Island, Western Australia) (Silva & al. 1996: 111). Notes: This type locality was first described by Huisman & Borowitzka (1900: 153, fig. 10) (Silva et al., 1996)

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), collapsing (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Galaxaura collabens J.Agardh)
South America: Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Easter Island (Børgesen 1924, Santelices & Abbott 1987).

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.

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