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Gelidiella mexicana E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Gelidiella mexicana E.Y.Dawson 1944: 262, 384, 385, pl. 43: fig. 3

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidiella is Echinocaulon spinellum K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Santelices (2007: 295), this was considered by Dawson (1952) to be a synonym of G. hancockii. - (21 Nov 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pond Island (Dawson 1944: 262). Type: D. 401a; February; on middle littoral rocks with other small algae. Herb. AHF 19 (Dawson 1944: 262). Notes: Isotype: Pond Island, at south end of Isla Angel de la Guarda, Gulf of California, Mexico; UC No. 700849 (Santelices 2007: 295).

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Key references
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.

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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 July 2019.

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