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Gracilaria veleroae E.Y.Dawson 1944

Publication details
Gracilaria veleroae E.Y.Dawson 1944: 297

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
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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

Type information
Type locality: Off the southern end of Isla Tiburon (near Isla Turner), Gulf of California (Norris 1985: 133).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilaria tenuifolia W.R.Taylor 1945

Taxonomic notes
According to Abbott (1995), Gracilaria veleroae Dawson is a synonym of Gracilaria mamillaris (Montagne) Howe as treated by Schneider (1975).

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Abbott, I.A. (1995). A decade of species of Gracilaria (sensu lato). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 185-195. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from California: key list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 97-99. California Sea Grant College Program.

Norris, J.N. (1985). Studies on Gracilaria Grev. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Gulf of California, Mexico. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 123-135. California Sea grant College Program.

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Schneider, C.W. (1975). Taxonomic notes on Gracilaria mammillaris (Mont.) Howe and Graclaria veleroae Dawson (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Taxon 24: 643-646.

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