Lomentaria gracillima Masuda & Kogame 2002

Publication Details
Lomentaria gracillima Masuda & Kogame 2002: 542, figs 30-37

Published in: Kawaguchi, S., Kato, A., Masuda, M., Kogame, K. & Phang, S.M. (2002). Taxonomic notes on marine algae from Malaysia. VII. Five species of Rhodophyceae, with the description of Lomentaria gracillima sp. nov. Botanica Marina 45: 536-547.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria is Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye.

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

Type Information
Holotype locality: Pulau Sipadan, Sabah, Malaysia; (Kawaguchi, Kato, Masuda, Kogame & Phang 2002: 542) Holotype: 27 December 1995; SAP; 090451 (Kawaguchi, Kato, Masuda, Kogame & Phang 2002: 542) Notes: The holotype is a tetrasporangial specimen. Isotype: SAP 090452.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very slender (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 August 2004 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2024

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