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Gracilariopsis carolinensis L.M.Liao & Hommersand 2003

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilariopsideae
Genus Gracilariopsis

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Gracilariopsis carolinensis L.M.Liao & Hommersand
Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA. Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide. OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC, 298 pp. 584 distributed by Harbor B. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Gracilariopsis carolinensis L.M.Liao & Hommersand Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA. Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide. OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC, 298 pp. 584 distributed by Harbor B
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Gracilariopsis carolinensis L.M.Liao & Hommersand 2003: 163, fig. 6

Published in: Gurgel, C.F.D., Liao, L.M., Fredericq, S. & Hommersand, M.H. (2003). Systematics of Gracilariopsis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) based on rbcL sequence analyses and morphological evidence. Journal of Phycology 39: 154-171.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gracilariopsis is Gracilariopsis sjoestedtii (Kylin) E.Y.Dawson.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Kure Beach, Fort Fisher, New Hanover Co., North Carolina (Gurgel, Liao, Fredericq & Hommersand 2003: 163). Holotype: Max H. Hommersand; 28 November 1981; Attached to a coquina-type limestone reef and partly buried in sand. US US 204321 (Gurgel, Liao, Fredericq & Hommersand 2003: 163). Notes: Holotype: a female specimen. Isotype: a female plant deposited at NCU.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gracilaria confervoides var. longissima Harvey 1853

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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