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Gracilaria tenuifolia W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication details
Gracilaria tenuifolia W.R.Taylor 1945: 234, pl. 78: fig. 1

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria veleroae E.Y.Dawson

Type information
Type locality: Brairhwaite Bay, I. Soccoro, Islas Revilla Gigedo, Mexico (Taylor 1945: 234). Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-13; 2 January 1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 234). Notes: Type (tetrasporic and cystocarpic): abundant as dredged at sta. 129 from 25-32 m.

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

Taxonomic notes
Norris (1985: 132) cites this as a synonym of G. veleroae Dawson.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Norris, J.N. (1985). Studies on Gracilaria Grev. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Gulf of California, Mexico. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 123-135. California Sea grant College Program.

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