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Gracilaria turgida E.Y.Dawson 1949

Publication details
Gracilaria turgida E.Y.Dawson 1949: 14, pl. 21, figs 1-11; pl. 24: fig. 1

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1949). Studies of the northeast Pacific Gracilariaceae. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation 7: 1-105, 25 plates.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Newport-Balboa, California. (Dawson 1961: 214). Holotype: Hollenberg 3182; Jun 14, 1941.; Attached to shells on the mud flat, north side of Highway 101 bridge in Newport-Balboa.. Herb. A. Hanocck Foundation. 12871 (Dawson 1961: 214).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria turgida E.Y.Dawson)
North America: California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Abbott 1985, Miller 2012), Gulf of California (Norris 1985, Norris 1985, Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Dawson 1961, Abbott 1985, Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Abbott 1985, Norris 1985, Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Tseng & Xia 1999, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014, Lastimoso & Santiañez 2021).

Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from California: key list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 97-99. California Sea Grant College Program.

Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from the Philippines: list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with Reference to Some Pacific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 89-90.

Norris, J.N. (1985). Gracilaria from the Gulf of California: key. list and distribution of the common species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 93-96. California Sea Grant College Program.

Norris, J.N. (1985). Studies on Gracilaria Grev. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Gulf of California, Mexico. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 123-135. California Sea grant College Program.

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