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Grateloupia opposita Kützing

Publication details
Grateloupia opposita Kützing 1867: 9, pl. 31: figs a, b

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1867). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVII pp. [i-iii], 1-30, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 Eucheuma denticulatum (N.L.Burman) Collins & Hervey

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

Taxonomic notes
Millar & Prud'homme van Reine (2005: 541) note that Weber-van Bosse (1928:415) reduced this species to a form of Eucheuma muricatum (S.G. Gmelin) Weber-van Bosse, forma opposita (Kützing) Weber-van Bosse. Silva et al. (1996) have shown that the earliest name for this species complex is Eucheuma denticulatum (Burman) Collins & Hervey. Millar & Prud'homme van Reine are not sure if the forma merits maintenance.

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

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Source of current name
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

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