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Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Gelidium

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Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini
Cabrillo National Monument, California, USA. 07 Sep 2018.

Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini
Pterocladiella capillacea, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini
Pterocladiella capillacea, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini
Pterocladiella capillacea, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini
Pterocladiella capillacea, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini
Pterocladiella capillacea, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini
TS, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2006. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini
TS, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini
TS, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; mid intertidal pools
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gelidium capillaceum (S.G.Gmelin) Meneghini in Freuenfeld 1854: 185

Published in: Frauenfeld, G. (1854). Aufzählung der Algen der dalmatischen Küste nach einer Sammlung des Hrn. V. Vidovich in Sebenico, vermehrt mit betreffenden Arten meines Herbars, und der im Vereinsherbar von Hrn. F. Titius befindlichen Sammlung, mit Benätzung der daselbst beigegebenen Notizen mit Benätzung der daselbst beigegebenen Notizen. Verhandlungen des Zoologisch-Botanischen Vereins in Wein 4(Abh.): 317-350.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand

Basionym
Fucus capillaceus S.G.Gmelin

Type information
Type locality: Locus, Mare mediterraneum [Mediterranean Sea] (Gmelin 1768: 146). Lectotype: original illustration (Gmelin , 1768, pl. 15 fig.1). (epitype) (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 139).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillarg, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Name also introduced by Kützing (1868: 18). - (6 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Santelices, B. & Hommersand, M. (1997). Pterocladiella, a new genus in the Gelidiaceae (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 36: 114-119.

Key references
Kützing, F.T. (1868). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVIII pp. [i-iii], 1-35, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Güven, K.C., Güler, E. & Yücel, A. (1976). Vitamin B12 content of Gelidium capillaceum Kütz.. Botanica Marina 19: 395-396.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 April 2019.

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