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Gracilariopsis cata-luziana Gurgel, Fredericq & J.N.Norris 2003

Publication details
Gracilariopsis cata-luziana Gurgel, Fredericq & J.N.Norris 2003: 63, figs 31-36

Published in: Gurgel, C.F.D, Fredericq, S. & Norris, J.N. (2003). Gracilariopsis silvana sp. nov., G. hommersandii sp. nov., and G. cata-luziana sp. nov., three new species of Gracilariaceae (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from the western Atlantic. Hidrobiologica 13: 57-68.
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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: Mexico: Estado Veracruz: 2 mi. W of Anton Lizardo (near Veracruz), Campeche Bay (19°03.31'N, 96°00.44'W) (Gurgel, Fredericq & Norris 2003: 63). Holotype: C.F.D. Gurgel FG-204; 10.ii.1999; US Alg. Coll. 204314 (Gurgel, Fredericq & Norris 2003: 63).

Named for Catalina Mendoza-González & Luz Elena Mateo-Cid.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Thalli dumales compositi aliquot specimeninum intricatorum. Individua specimena gracilia, 25 cm long., usque ad 6 cm alt. Segregati axes principales cartilaginei, filo metallico similis, teretes ad paucicompressi, aliquot ramulis irregularibus ad subdichotomos, ramosis profuse. Ramificatio pro parte maxima alternata, irregularis, interdum duo ramis insertis in eadem regionem. Rami tenuissimi, lineares leviter constricti basi distributi omnino thallo descrescentes in apices acutatos.

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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.

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