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Galaxaura comans Kjellman 1900

Publication details
Galaxaura comans Kjellman 1900: 44, pl. 2, figs 10-18; pl. 20: fig. 13

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1900). Om Floridé-släget Galaxaura, dess organografi och systematik. Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 33(1): 1-109, 20 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Galaxaura is Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Galaxaura comans Kjellman)
Central America: Belize (Littler & Littler 1997).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cuba (Taylor 1960, Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960), Netherlands Antilles (Taylor 1960), Puerto Rico (Taylor 1960), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Oliveira Filho 1977).

Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F., Mshigeni, K.E. & Chiang, Y.M. (1982). Revision of the red algal genus Galaxaura with special reference to the species occurring in the western Indian Ocean. Botanica Marina 25: 401-444, 46 figs.

Key references
Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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