The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Gracilaria skottsbergii Taylor, 1945



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record 1934 (Taylor, 1945)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Galápagos Islands, Ecuador






W.R. Taylor no. 34-360 (see for a fuller account)






Original scientific description:

Taylor, W. R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galápagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.


Other references:

Guiry, M. D. Gracilaria skottsbergii Database entry on AlgaeBase. Accessed 18 January 2011. (

Miller, K. A., Garske, L. and Edgar, G. (2007). Gracilaria skottsbergii. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 02 June 2013.


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