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Galaxaura subverticillata Kjellman 1900

Publication details
Galaxaura subverticillata Kjellman 1900: 48, pl. 3: figs 12-14; pl. 20: fig. 17

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: St. Croix, Virgin islands (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 subverticillata Kjellman)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960, Schneider 2003).

North America: Florida (Taylor 1960).

Central America: Belize (Taylor 1960, Littler & Littler 1997).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Barbados (Taylor 1960, Taylor 1969), Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cayman Islands (Taylor 1960), Cuba (Taylor 1960, Suárez 2005), Hispaniola (Taylor 1960, Betancourt & Herrera-Moreno, 2001), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960, Taylor 1969), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960), St. Eustatius (van der Loos & Prud'homme van Reine 2015), Trinidad & Tobago (Duncan & Lee Lum 2006), Turks And Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

South America: Colombia (Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Mauritius (Børgesen 1942).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Trono 1997).

Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936, Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996), Hawaiian Islands (Abbott 1999).

Source of current name
Huisman, J.M., Sherwood, A.R. & Abbott, I.A. (2004). Studies of Hawaiian Galaxauraceae (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta): Large subunit rDNA gene sequences support conspecificity of Galaxaura rugosa and G. subverticillata. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 337-352.

Key references
Huisman, J.M. & Borowitzka, M.A. (1990). A revision of the Australian species of Galaxaura (Rhodophyta, Galaxauraceae), with a description of Tricelocarpa gen. nov. Phycologia 29: 150-172, 56 figs.

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.

Trono, G.C., Jr (1997). Field guide and atlas of the seaweed resourves of the Philippines. pp. [i]-xx.[1]-306, 168 figs. Makati City, The Philippines: Bookmark, Inc..

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References
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Huisman, J.M., Sherwood, A.R. & Abbott, I.A. (2004). Studies of Hawaiian Galaxauraceae (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta): Large subunit rDNA gene sequences support conspecificity of Galaxaura rugosa and G. subverticillata. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 337-352.

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