Gracilaria yoneshigueana Gurgel, Fredericq & J.N.Norris 2004

Publication Details
Gracilaria yoneshigueana Gurgel, Fredericq & J.N.Norris 2004: 172, fig. 5A-G

Published in: Gurgel, C.F.D., Fredericq, S. & Norris, J.N. (2004). Molecular systematics and taxonomy of flattened species of Gracilaria Greville (Gracilariaceae, Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from the Western Atlantic. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 9, pp. 159-200.

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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 domingensis (Kützing) Sonder ex Dickie.

Type Information
Type locality: Praia Rasa, Município de Búzios, Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; (Gurgel et al. 2004: 172) Holotype: C.F.D. Gurgel, s.n.; 5 January 2002; intertidal on rocks; US Alg. Coll.; 204329 (Gurgel et al. 2004: 172) Notes: Isotypes: LAF.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 July 2005 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 November 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 November 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 August 2022

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