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

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Gracilaria

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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..

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References
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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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