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Grateloupia americana S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang 2001

Publication details
Grateloupia americana S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang 2001: 258, table 4

Published in: Wang, H.W., Kawaguchi, S., Horiguchi, T. & Masuda, M. (2001). A morphological and molecular assessment of the genus Prionitis J. Agardh (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 49: 251-262.
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Publication date: September 2001

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 Prionitis lanceolata (Harvey) Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Monterey, California, U.S.A. (replaced name: Gelidium lanceolatum) (Wang et al. 2001: 258).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

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

Nomenclatural notes
New name for Gelidium lanceolatum Harvey when transferred to Grateloupia [pre-dated by Grateloupia lanceolata (Okamura) Kawaguchi 1977] (Wang et al. 2001: 258). - (20 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Cocquyt, E. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematic reassessment of the red algal genus Phyllymenia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 40: 169-178.

Wynne, M.J. (2010). Early collections of benthic marine algae from Cape Mendicino, California, made by Cyrus S.Pringle, and notes on their present nomenclature. Nova Hedwigia 91(1-2): 33-48.

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