Crassa usneoides (C. ) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & 2018
Gracilaria usneoides (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 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
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Crassa usneoides (C.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq in Gurgel & al. 2018: 11
Published in: 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.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Crassa is Crassa cornea (J.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & S.Fredericq.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Crassiphycus usneoides ( C.Agardh) Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq
Sphaerococcus usneoides C.Agardh
Type locality: Brazil (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the lichen genus Usnea.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: genus name invalid. - (11 Dec 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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
Guiry, M.D., Norris, J.N., Fredericq, S. & Gurgel C.F.D. (2018). Crassiphycus Guiry, Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, gen. nov., a replacement name for Crassa Gurgel, J.N.Norris & Fredericq, nom. inval. (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), with some additional nomenclatural notes. Notulae Algarum 82: 1-4, no figs.
Created: 05 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.