Galaxaura mauritiana Børgesen 1949
Galaxaura mauritiana Børgesen 1949: 35, figs. 16, 17, pl. II : fig. 1
Published in: Børgesen, F. (1949). Some marine algae from Mauritius. Additions to the parts previously published. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 21(5): 48, 17 figs, 2 plates.
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 locality: Mauritius (Silva & al. 1996: 111).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Galaxaura mauritiana Børgesen)
Africa: Mauritius (Børgesen 1949).
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
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Verified by: 31 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 06 May 2021.