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IOC entry for Gracilaria arcuata

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Gracilaria arcuata Zanardini

Gracilaria arcuata Zanardini, 1858: 265–266, pl. V: fig. 2 (type locality: Aqaba, Jordan).—Bornet, 1888: 20.— Børgesen, 1934a: 9, pl. III (lower).— Børgesen, 1934b: 38.— Børgesen, 1950b: 38 ("var. typica'').— Gerloff, 1957: 766.— Durairatnam, 1961a: 60.— S. Dixit, 1966: 16.— Isaac, 1968: 4.— Umamaheswara Rao, 1969d: 44.— Umamaheswara Rao, 1974b: 673–674, figs. 1a,b, pl. II:A (var. arcuata and "var. typica'').— Jaasund, 1976: 85, fig. 173.— Jaasund, 1977c: 420.— Lawson, 1980: 47.— Aleem, 1984: 931.— Barratt et al., 1984: species list.— Balasundaram, 1985: 180 ff. (var. arcuata).— Kaliaperumal, Chennubhotla, et al., 1986: 107–110, figs. 1–3, tables 1, 2 (var. arcuata).— Chennubhotla, Kaliaperumal, & Kalimuthu, 1987a: 106–107.— V. Krishnamurthy & Balasundaram, 1990: fig. 5.— V. Krishnamurthy et al., 1990: fig. 6.— Kaliaperumal, Kalimuthu, & Ramalingam, 1992: 191.— Kalimuthu, Kaliaperumal, & Ramalingam, 1992: 123.— Jagtap, 1993: table I.

Misapplied name (fide Umamaheswara Rao, 1974b: 673–674):

Gracilaria compressa.—Børgesen, 1937a: 48.— V. Krishnamurthy & H. Joshi, 1970: 21.

INDIAN OCEAN DISTRIBUTION: Aldabra Islands, Djibouti, India, Kenya, Mauritius, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania.


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