Gelidium micropterum Kützing
Gelidium micropterum Kützing Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; mature plants on Pear-limpet in lower shore
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Gelidium micropterum Kützing 1868: 21, pl. 59: figs c-g
Published in: 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).
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
See Silva, Basson & Moe (1996) regarding nomenclature.
According to Silva et al. (1996), the name Gelidium corneum has been misapplied to this species by G.Murray (1887: 28), Børgesen (1934a: 5), Børgesen (1935: 43), Børgesen (1936: 80), Børgesen (1937a: 46). The name Gelidium crinale has been misapplied to this species by Jadin (1935: 163)
This is a marine species.
Type locality: C.b.sp. [Caput bonae spei: Cape of Good Hope] (Kützing 1868: 21). Type: L
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gelidium micropterum Kützing)
Africa: Angola (John et al. 2004), Mauritius (Børgesen 1943, Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Namibia (Rull Lluch 2002, John et al. 2004), Senegal (John et al. 2004), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).
Indian Ocean Islands: Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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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 22 August 2019.