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Gelidium microphysa Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Gelidium microphysa Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1930: 151, pl. 9: fig. 31

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1930). Marine algae of the Revillagigedo Islands Expedition in 1925. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Series 4 19: 109-215, Plates 4-15.
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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.

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

Taxonomic notes
Lee & Kim (1995) conclude that this species, as previously identified in Korea, is a morphological variant of G. amansii.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: South Bay, Isla Guadalupe, Pacific Mexico (Setchell & Gardner 1930: 151). Holotype: H.L.Mason No. 121; April 1925; "Growing on rocks.". CAS 173635 (Setchell & Gardner 1930: 151). Notes: Dawson (1953: 61) notes transections of the type are on slide 211 in HAHF.

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Key references
Lee, H.-B. & Kim, J.-I. (1995). Notes on gelidiales species from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 161-174. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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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 17 February 2019.

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