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Gracilaria ecuadoreana (W.R.Taylor) E.Y.Dawson 1949

Publication details
Gracilaria ecuadoreana (W.R.Taylor) E.Y.Dawson 1949: 13, pl. 2: fig. 1 (as 'ecuadoreanus' )

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.

Basionym
Tylotus ecuadoreanus W.R.Taylor

Type information
Type locality: Black Beach Anchorage, I. Santa María, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 235, 236). Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-270; 18 January 1934; in tufts on surf-beaten rocks. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 235, 236). Notes: Nos 34-261 (cystocarpic), 34-270 (tetrasporic, TYPE).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Tylotus ecuadoreanus W.R.Taylor 1945

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hoyle, M.D. (1994). Gracilaria dawsonii sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales): A second flattened species from the Hawaiian Islands. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 85-94. California Sea Grant College.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 May 2021.

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