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Grateloupia capensis O.De Clerck 2005

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Grateloupia

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Grateloupia capensis O.De Clerck
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Grateloupia capensis O.De Clerck
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; upper intertidal pools. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Grateloupia capensis O.De Clerck
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; upper-shore pools. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Grateloupia capensis O.De Clerck Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; upper-shore pools
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Grateloupia capensis O.De Clerck in De Clerck, Gavio, Fredericq & Coppejans 2005: 402-405, figs 7, 8

Published in: De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Bárbara, I. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematics of Grateloupia filicina (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta), based on rbcl sequence analyses and morphological evidence, including the reinstatement of G. minima and the description of G. capensis sp. nov. Journal of Phycology 41: 391-410.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Grateloupia is Grateloupia filicina (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phyllymenia capensis (O.De Clerck) Gargiulo, M.Morabito & Manghisi

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
According to De Clerck et al. (2005: 404), this is a common to abundant species, predominantly found in shallow mid to high intertidal pools.

Type information
Type locality: Kommetjie, Western Cape Province, South Africa (De Clerck et al. 2005: 403). Holotype: O. De Clerck; 1.vi.2003; GENT ODC 924 (De Clerck et al. 2005: 403). Notes: Isotypes in BOL and LAF.

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Source of current name
Gargiulo, G.M., Morabito, M. & Manghisi, A. (2013). A re-assessment of reproductive anatomy and postfertilization development in the systematics of Grateloupia Halymeniales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 34(1): 3-25.

Created: 08 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 October 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Bárbara, I. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematics of Grateloupia filicina (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta), based on rbcl sequence analyses and morphological evidence, including the reinstatement of G. minima and the description of G. capensis sp. nov. Journal of Phycology 41: 391-410.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2020.

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