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Gracilaria dura (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842

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 dura (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
subtidal with Zostera marina, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gracilaria dura (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gracilaria dura (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
subtidal with Zostera marina, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Gracilaria dura (C.Agardh) J.Agardh subtidal with Zostera marina, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2015
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Publication details
Gracilaria dura (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842: 151

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
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Publication date: 9 April 1842

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

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

Basionym
Sphaerococcus durus C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Cadíz, Spain (Silva & al. 1996: 165). Holotype: Herb. Agardh, LD (Gargiulo, De Masi & Tripodi 1992: 67). Notes: Collected by Cabrera (Destombe et al. 2010).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Corallopsis Gurgel, J.N. Norris et Fredericq

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus durus C.Agardh 1822
Gigartina dura (C.Agardh) Desmazières 1830

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilaria dura var. lyra J.Agardh 1842
Sphaerococcus sonderii Kützing 1849
Gigartina durvillei J.V.Lamouroux 1852
Gracilaria dura var. durvillei J.Agardh 1852
Gracilaria rubra J.Agardh 1981

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Gracilaria rubra (C. Agardh) J. Agardh as a synonym of this species.

Habitat notes
Some plants bore Gracilariophila sibogae as a parasite (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (2 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Børgesen, F. (1951). Some marine algae from Mauritius. Additions to the parts previously published. III. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 18(16): 1-44, 17 figs, 7 plates.

Destombe, C., Valero, M. & Guillemin, M.L. (2010). Delineation of two sibling red algal species, Gracilaria gracilis and Gracilaria dura (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta), using multiple DNA markers: resurrection of the species G. dura previously described in the northern Atlantic 200 years ago. Journal 0f Phycology 46(4): 720-727.

Gargiulo, G.M., De Masi, F. & Tripodi, G. (1992). Morphology, reproduction and taxonomy of the Mediterranean species of Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 31: 53-80.

Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

Pareek, M., Mishra, A. & Jha, B. (2010). Molecular phylogeny of Gracilaria species inferred from molecular markers belonging to three different genomes. Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1322-1328.

Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.

Created: 30 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Destombe, C., Valero, M. & Guillemin, M.L. (2010). Delineation of two sibling red algal species, Gracilaria gracilis and Gracilaria dura (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta), using multiple DNA markers: resurrection of the species G. dura previously described in the northern Atlantic 200 years ago. Journal 0f Phycology 46(4): 720-727.
Mantri, V.A., Thakur M.C., Manoj K., Reddy, C.R.K and Jha, B. (2009). The carpospore culture of industrially important red alga Gracilaria dura (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Aquaculture 297: 85-90.
Murano, E., Brandolin, C., Zanetti, F., Paoletti, S. & Rizzo, R. (1990). Characterization of an agar fraction extracted from Gracilaria dura (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). In: Thirteenth International Seaweed Symposium. Development in Hydrobiology. (Lindstrom, S.C. & Gabrielson, P.W. Eds) Vol.58, pp. 567-571. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Murano, E., Brandolin, C., Zanetti, F., Paoletti, S. & Rizzo, R. (1990). Characterization of an agar fraction extracted from Gracilaria dura (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta).. Hydrobiologia 204/205: 567-571.
Murano, E., Brandolin, C., Zanetti, F., Paoletti, S. & Rizzo, R. (1990). Characterization of an agar fraction extracted from Gracilaria dura (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 13: 567-571.
Murano, E., Toffanin, R., Knutsen, S.H., Focher, B., Rizzo, R. & Paoletti, S. (1993). Evaluation of steam explosion as pretreatment in agar extraction from Gracilaria dura (C. Agardh) J. Agardh (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology 5: 4170424.
Murano, E., Toffanin, R., Knutsen, S.H., Paoletti, S. & Rizzo, R. (1991). Agar from Gracilaria dura (C. Agardh) J. Agardh (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta). In: Atti dell'European Meeting Marine Phytobenthos Studies and their Applications.. (C.N.R. Eds), pp. 431-442.
Murano, E., Toffanin, R., Zanetti, F., Knutsen, S.H., Paoletti, S. & Rizzo, R. (1992). Chemical and macromolecular characterisation of agar polymers from Gracilaria dura (C. agardh) J. Agardh (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta). Carbohyd Polym 18(3): 171-178.

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