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Gelidium muricatum Endlicher 1843

Classification:
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 muricatum Endlicher
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gelidium muricatum Endlicher
Northern California; with cystocarps. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gelidium muricatum Endlicher
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gelidium muricatum Endlicher
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gelidium muricatum Endlicher
Nudibranch Pt; Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Gelidium muricatum Endlicher
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; upper intertidal with Pelvetiopsis limitata.. 20 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium muricatum Endlicher
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; on barnacles.. 20 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium muricatum Endlicher
Bamfield, Vancouver Island, Canada; dark horizontal band in upper shore. 27 Apr 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium muricatum Endlicher
Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; upper intertidal.. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium muricatum Endlicher
Gualala, Mendocino Co., California, USA; on rock. 14 Jul 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Endocladia muricata (Endlicher) J.Agardh Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; on barnacles.
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gelidium muricatum Endlicher 1843: 41

Published in: Endlicher, S.L. (1843). Mantissa botanica altera. Sistens genera plantarum supplementum tertium. pp. [i-vi], 1-111. Vindobonae [Vienna]: apud Fridericum Beck, Universitatis Bibliopolam.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Endocladia muricata (Endlicher) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered wiith short, hard points.

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

Nomenclatural notes
As Gigartina muricata Postels & Ruprecht is later homonym of Gigartina muricata (S.G. Gmelin) J.V. Lamouroux, this is treated as a new name. - (18 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1847). Nya alger från Mexico. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 4: 5-17.

Created: 18 August 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 December 2015 by Paul Gabrielson

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2020.

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