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Gracilaria pachydermatica Setchell & Gardner 1924

Publication details
Gracilaria pachydermatica Setchell & Gardner 1924: 753, pl. 24: figs 30, 31

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
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Publication date: "May 13, 1924"

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Tortuga Island, Gulf of California (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 753). Type: Ivan M. Johnston (No. 122); June; Growing on rocks in the upper sublittoral belt. Herb. Calif. Uni. Sci. 1355 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 753).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilaria guaymasensis E.Y.Dawson 1944

Taxonomic notes
According to Abbott (1995: 191), G. guaymasensis Dawson and G. sinicola Dawson are synonyms of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1995). A decade of species of Gracilaria (sensu lato). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 185-195. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Norris, J.N. (1985). Gracilaria from the Gulf of California: key. list and distribution of the common species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 93-96. California Sea Grant College Program.

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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