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Sarcothalia circumcincta (J.Agardh) Hommersand

Publication details
Sarcothalia circumcincta (J.Agardh) Hommersand in Hommersand et al. 1993: 113

Published in: Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sarcothalia is Sarcothalia burmannii (C.Agardh) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Gigartina circumcincta J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand; Chatham Islands (Silva 1996-to date). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina circumcincta J.Agardh 1876

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina apoda J.Agardh 1899
Gigartina circumcinta var. apoda (J.Agardh) V.J.Chapman 1979

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gigartina circumcincta J.Agardh)
Australia and New Zealand: Chatham Islands (Chapman 1979), New Zealand (Chapman 1979, Adams 1997), Stewart Island/Rakiura (Levring 1945, Chapman 1979).

Subantarctic Islands: Auckland Islands (Chapman 1979), Campbell Island (Chapman 1979).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Papenfuss 1964).

(as Gigartina apoda J.Agardh)
Subantarctic Islands: Campbell Island (Levring 1945).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Papenfuss 1964).

(as Gigartina circumcinta var. apoda (J.Agardh) V.J.Chapman)
Australia and New Zealand: Chatham Islands (Chapman 1979), New Zealand (Chapman 1979), Stewart Island/Rakiura (Chapman 1979).

Subantarctic Islands: Auckland Islands (Chapman 1979), Campbell Island (Chapman 1979).

(as Sarcothalia circumcincta (J.Agardh) Hommersand)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Adams 1994, Wiencke & Clayton 2002, Nelson 2012).

Subantarctic Islands: Îles Kerguelen (Wiencke & Clayton 2002).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Wiencke & Clayton 2002).

Key references
Hommersand, M.H., Moe, R.L., Amsler, C.D. & Fredericq, S. (2009). Notes on the systematics and biogeographical relationships of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Rhodophyta with descriptions of four new genera and five new species. Botanica marina 52: 509-534.

Created: 10 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2019.

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