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Laurencia congesta W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication details
Laurencia congesta W.R.Taylor 1945: 292, pl. 99, fig.a1

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 Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), congested.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Black Beach Anchorage, I. Santa María, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 292). Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-217B; 17 January 1934; on rocks in the littoral. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 292).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Laurencia congesta W.R.Taylor)
South America: Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945, Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011).

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