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Galaxaura cuculligera Kjellman 1900

Publication details
Galaxaura cuculligera Kjellman 1900: 58, pl. 6: figs 22-30; pl. 20: fig. 30

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1900). Om Floridé-släget Galaxaura, dess organografi och systematik. Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 33(1): 1-109, 20 pls.
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Type species
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 information
Type locality: Goto-retto, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan (Silva & al. 1996: 111).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Galaxaura cuculligera Kjellman)
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936, Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Kurihara et al. 2005), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F., Mshigeni, K.E. & Chiang, Y.M. (1982). Revision of the red algal genus Galaxaura with special reference to the species occurring in the western Indian Ocean. Botanica Marina 25: 401-444, 46 figs.

Key references
Kurihara, A., Arai, S., Shimada, S. & Masuda, M. (2005). The conspecificity of Galaxaura apiculata and G. hystrix (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) inferred from comparative morphology and rbcL, and ITS1 sequences. European Journal of Phycology 40: 39-52.

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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