Galaxaura intermedia R. 1945
Galaxaura intermedia R.Chou in Taylor 1945: 144-145
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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 Dichotomaria intermedia (R.C.Y.Chou) J.Wiriyadamrikul, M.J.Wynne & S.M.Boo
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Black Beach Anchorage, Isla Santa Maria, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 144-145). Holotype: W.R. Taylor, No. 34-213; 17 Jan. 1934; freqent in the lower littoral. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 144-145). Notes: Holotype in UC; isotype in MICH (Wiriyadamrikul et al., 2014: 32).
Wiriyadamrikul, J., Wynne, M.J. & Boo, S.M. (2014). Phylogenetic relationships of Dichotomaria (Nemalionales, Rhodophyta) with the proposal of Dichotomaria intermedia (R.C.Y. Chou) comb. nov.. Botanica Marina 57(1): 27-40.
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