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Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Dumontiaceae
Genus Gibsmithia

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Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 40 m deep. 22 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty
Hawaii; cartilagionus basal stalk; scale is 5 mm. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).

Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty
western outer slope, South Scott Reef, Western Australia, at 15 m depth. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty
Heron I., Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia; in the middle of Wistari Channel at 36m depth.. 15 Aug 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty
Montebello Islands, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty
Pacific Islands. 08 Dec 2004. Peter Skelton. © ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au).

 

Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty Pacific Islands
© ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au)

Publication details
Gibsmithia hawaiiensis Doty 1963: 458, figs 1-17

Published in: Doty, M.S. (1963). Gibsmithia hawaiiensis gen. n. et sp. n. Pacific Science 17: 458-465, 17 figs.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gibsmithia.

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
According to Gabriel et al. (2016: 1), "Genetic distances suggest that G. hawaiiensis represents a complex of five cryptic species, with no difference observed in the external morphology corresponding to separate lineages." - (12 Oct 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands (Doty 1963: 148). Holotype: BISH MSD 19263 (Yoshida 1998: 670). Notes: Type locality: Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands (South & Skelton, 2003: 727).

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Key references
Gabriel, D., Driasma, S.G.A., Sauvage, T., Schmidt, W.E., Schils, T., Lim, P.-E., Harris, J. & Fredericq, S. (2016). Multilocus phylogeny reveals Gibsmithia hawaiiensis (Dumontiaceae, Rhodophyta) to be a species complex from the Indo-Pacific, with the proposal of G. eilatensis sp. nov. Phytotaxa 277(1): 1-20, 8 figs.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Kraft, G.T. (1986). The genus Gibsmithia (Dumontiaceae, Rhodophyta) in Australia. Phycologia 25: 423-447.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Doty, M.S. (1963). Gibsmithia hawaiiensis gen. n. et sp. n. Pacific Science 17: 458-465, 17 figs.
Gabriel, D., Draisma, S.G.A., Schmidt, W.E., Schils, T., Sauvage, T., Maridakis, C., Gurgel, C.F.D., Harris, D.J. & Fredericq, S. (2017). Beneath the hairy look: the hidden reproductive diversity of the Gibsmithia hawaiiensis complex (Dumontiaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 53(6): 1171-1192.
Gabriel, D., Driasma, S.G.A., Sauvage, T., Schmidt, W.E., Schils, T., Lim, P.-E., Harris, J. & Fredericq, S. (2016). Multilocus phylogeny reveals Gibsmithia hawaiiensis (Dumontiaceae, Rhodophyta) to be a species complex from the Indo-Pacific, with the proposal of G. eilatensis sp. nov. Phytotaxa 277(1): 1-20, 8 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.

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