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Gracilaria ephemera Skelton, G.R.South & A.J.K.Millar 2004

Publication details
Gracilaria ephemera Skelton, G.R.South & A.J.K.Millar 2004: 232, figs 1-7

Published in: Skelton, P., South, G.R. & Millar, A.J.K. (2004). Gracilaria ephemera sp. nov. (Gracilariales, Rhodophyceae), a flattened species from Samoa, South Pacific. 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. 231-242.

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
Holotype locality: Matagialalua Pond, Apia (Skelton, South & Millar 2004: 232). Holotype: P.A. Skelton and G.R. South; 20 August 2000; SUVA A 7042 female (Skelton, South & Millar 2004: 232). Notes: Isotypes in Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney (NSW 458043, 458044, 497528, 497532).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ephemeral (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Created: 18 July 2005 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 02 December 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Skelton, P., South, G.R. & Millar, A.J.K. (2004). Gracilaria ephemera sp. nov. (Gracilariales, Rhodophyceae), a flattened species from Samoa, South Pacific. 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. 231-242.

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