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Gelidium micropterum Kützing

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 micropterum Kützing
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; mature plants on Pear-limpet in lower shore. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Gelidium micropterum Kützing South Africa; associated with Garden Limpet
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
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).
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
See Silva, Basson & Moe (1996) regarding nomenclature.

Taxonomic notes
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)

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: C.b.sp. [Caput bonae spei: Cape of Good Hope] (Kützing 1868: 21). Type: L

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