Gracilaria tenuifrons C.J. & E.C. 1986
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilariopsis tenuifrons (C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira) Fredericq & Hommersand
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria tenuifrons C.J.Bird & E.C.Oliveira)
North America: Mexico (Atlantic) (Núñez Resendiz & al. 2019).
South America: Brazil (Bird & Oliveira Filho 1986).
Source of current name
Fredericq, S. & Hommersand, M.H. (1989). Comparative morphology and taxonomic status of Gracilariopsis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 25: 228-241, 49 figs..
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.