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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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria yoneshigueana Gurgel, Fredericq & J.N.Norris)
South America: Brazil (Gurgel et al. 2004).

Source of current name
Lyra, G.D.M., Gurgel, C.F.D., Costa, E.D.S., de Jesus, P.B., Oliveira, M.C., Oliveira, E.C., Davis, C.C. & Nunes, J.M.D.C. (2016). Delimitating cryptic species in the Gracilaria domingensis complex (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) using molecular and morphological data. J. Phycol. 52(6): 997-1017, 9 fig., 1 table.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J., Eds (2004). Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. pp.xxii + 281 Honolulu: Hawaii Sea Grant College Program.

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.

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