Gelidiella refugiensis E.Y.
Gelidiella refugiensis E.Y.Dawson 1944: 262, 263, pl. 43, figs 4-6
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1941). A review of the genus Rhodymenia with descriptions of new species. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: 123-181, pls 18-30.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium refugiense (E.Y.Dawson) Santelices
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Dawson (1944: 262) cites Gelidiella ? refugiensis and notes (p. 263) that the species is more or less typically Gelidiella in most respects and must be placed here to await further investigation. - (20 Nov 2007) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: North shore of Puerto Refugio (Dawson 1944: 263). Type: D.237; 28 January 1940; AHF 20 (Dawson 1944: 263). Notes: Cast up on beach. Type locality: In beach drift on north shore of Puerto Refugio, Isla Angel del la Guarda, Baja California, Mexico; Herbarium: LAM, no. 500229, now at UC (Santelices, 2007: 298).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gelidiella refugiensis E.Y.Dawson)
North America: Mexico (Dawson 1944).
Source of current name
Santelices, B. (2007). Testing the usefulness of attachment structures in the taxonomy of small-sized gelidioids. Phycologia 46(3): 293-299, 13 figs, 3 tables.
Created: 20 November 2007 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 21 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2019.