Galaxaura elongata J. 1876
Galaxaura elongata J.Agardh 1876: 529
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], -724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Galaxaura is Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: Tonga; north eastern Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 111).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Australia and New Zealand: Western Australia (Huisman & al. 2018).
Huisman, J.M., Boo, G.H., Boo, S.M. & Lin, S.-M. (2018). Galaxauraceae. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 30-48. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
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