Gracilaria tenuifrons C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira 1986

Gracilariopsis tenuifrons (C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira) Fredericq & Hommersand

Gracilariopsis tenuifrons (C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira) Fredericq & Hommersandrecolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira.

Publication Details
Gracilaria tenuifrons C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira 1986: 314, 317, 318, figs 2-10, 12, 13, 15

Published in: Bird, C.J. & Oliveira Filho, E.C. de (1986). Gracilaria tenuifrons sp. nov. (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta), a species from the tropical western Atlantic with superficial spermatangia. Phycologia 25: 313-320.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilariopsis tenuifrons (C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira) Fredericq & Hommersand.

Type Information
Type locality: Praia Avenida, near Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil; (Bird & Oliveira Filho 1986: 317) Holotype: E.C. de Oliveira F.; 18 July 1981; Approximately 1.0 m below mean sea level; SPF; 23687 (Bird & Oliveira Filho 1986: 317) Notes: Holotype: male. Isotypes: SPF-23687, female; SPF-23680, tetrasporic; SPF-23682, female; SPF-23683, female, tatrasporic; NRCC-9173, female, tetrasporic.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 November 2018

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