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Gracilaria ascidiicola E.Y.Dawson 1961

Publication details
Gracilaria ascidiicola E.Y.Dawson 1961: 203-204, pl.14

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 4. Gigartinales. Pacific Naturalist 2: 191-343, 63 plates.

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: Puerto Escondido, Baja California, Mexico. (Dawson 1961: 204). Holotype: March 18, 1949; Abundant on the muddy bottom of the laggon at depths of 2-3m.. Herb. A. Hancock Foundation E.Y Dawson 7149 (Dawson 1961: 204). Notes: According to Norris (1985: 125) the type locality is innermost lagoon, Puerto Escondido, Baja California del Sur, Gulf of California.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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