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Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters 1902

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 confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters
Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters
cystocarp, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters
cystocarp, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters
cystocarp, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters
Fleet, Dorset, England. 21 Aug 2013. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters
Fleet, Dorset, England. 21 Aug 2013. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters
upper subtidal, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland. 06 Apr 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters
Brittany, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham South Africa; hooks for threading nets
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters 1902: 70

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.
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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 Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham

Basionym
Fucus gracilis Stackhouse

Type information
Type locality: "Padstow, Cornwall, and elsewhere", England (Athanasiadis 1996: 63). Type: Stackhouse; BM Notes: This type locality was first recorded as a lectotype without provenance by Steentoft, L.Irvine & Farnham (1995: 115, fig. 1) (Silva et al., 1996)

Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Steentoft, M., Irvine, L.M. & Farnham, W.F. (1995). Two terete species of Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in Britain. Phycologia 34(2): 113-127, 37 figs.

Created: 12 November 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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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