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

Publication details
Gracilaria oliveirarum Gurgel, Fredericq & J.N.Norris 2004: 184, 175, fig. 9 A-D, pl. 2

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: La Vela de Coro, Estado Falcon, Venezuela (Gurgel et al. 2004: 184). Holotype: C.F.D. Gurgel, J.E. Conde and C. Carmona; 12 July 1999; on rocks and coral rubble, shallow subtidal. US Alg. Coll 204328 (Gurgel et al. 2004: 184). Notes: Isotype: LAF

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria oliveirarum Gurgel, Fredericq & J.N.Norris)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Venezuela (Gurgel et al. 2004).

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., 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.

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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