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Galaxaura subfruticulosa R.Chou 1945

Publication details
Galaxaura subfruticulosa R.Chou in W.R.Taylor 1945: 140

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 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: Bahía Sulphur, Isla Clarión, Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico (Dawson 1953: 53). Holotype: Taylor no. 34-35 on sheet 152; Jan. 5, 1934; On intertidal rocks.. LAM (Dawson 1953: 53). Notes: Type: no. 34-53 (Taylor, 1945: 141).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Galaxaura subfruticulosa R.Chou)
North America: Mexico (Dawson 1953).

Central America: Islas Revillagigedo (Taylor 1945).

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

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Liu 2008), Japan (Okamura 1936, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1984).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003).

Source of current name
Huisman, J.M. (2006). Galaxauraceae. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 12. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Key references
Wang, W.-L., Liu, S.-L. & Lin, S.-M. (2005). Systematics of the calcified genera of the Galaxauraceae (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) with an emphasis on Taiwan species. Journal of Phycology 41: 685-703.

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