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Gracilaria skottsbergii W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication details
Gracilaria skottsbergii W.R.Taylor 1945: 233-234, pl. 78: fig. 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Post Office Bay, Isla Santa Maria, Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945: 233, 234). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no. 34-360; 27 January 1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 233, 234). Notes: Type (cystocarpic) dredged from 12-18 m.

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

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 23 September 2021.

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