Gigartina echinata N.L.Gardner 1927
Gigartina echinata N.L.Gardner 1927: 335
Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1927). New Rhodophyceae from the Pacific coast of North America. III. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 333-368, pls 59-71.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus spinosus (Kützing) Guiry
Type locality: Santa Catalina Island, California (Gardner 1927: 335). Lectotype: M.B. Nichols; UC 93842 (Hughey & Hommersand 2008: 139).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Hughey, J.R. & Hommersand, M.H. (2008). Morphological and molecular systematic study of Chondracanthus (Gigartinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Pacific North America. Phycologia 47: 124-155.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 August 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 April 2021.