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Gigartina isiformis (C.Agardh) Greville

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Gigartina


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Gigartina isiformis (C.Agardh) Greville
recolectada en la zona Habana -Matanzas. Excicata identificada por Rubén Cabrera. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso..


Trachelomonas planctonica var. longicollis Skvortzov

Eucheuma isiforme (C.Agardh) J.Agardh recolectada en la zona Habana -Matanzas. Excicata identificada por Rubén Cabrera. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

Publication details
Gigartina isiformis (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: lix

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eucheumatopsis isiformis (C.Agardh) Núñez-Resendiz, Dreckmann & Sentíes

Sphaerococcus isiformis C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 901). Holotype: Lund 34654 (Doty 1988: 181). Notes: Holotype: Aspegren specimen in Lund No. 34654. Cheney (1988: 212) notes that there is an isotype (S).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
(C.Agardh) Endlicher 1843: 42 (?) - (10 May 2019) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Núnez-Resendiz, M., Dreckmann, K.M., Sentíes, A., Wynne, M.J. & León-Tejera, H.P. (2019). Eucheumatopsis isiformis gen & comb. nov. (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Yukatan Peninsula, to accommodate Eucheuma isiforme. Phycologia 58(1): 51-62.

Key references
Cheney, D.P. (1988). The genus Eucheuma J. Agardh in Florida and the Caribbean. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 209-219. La Jolla: Univ. Calif..

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Verified by: 10 May 2019 by Wendy Guiry

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