Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.M.McIvor 2008

Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.M.McIvor

Current name: Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.M.McIvor
cross-section, North of Galicia, Spain, 2015Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.M.McIvor 2008: 723, fig. 1 A-R

Published in: Cho, T.O., Boo, S.M., Hommersand, M.H., Maggs, C.A., McIvor, L. & Fredericq, S. (2008). Gayliella gen. nov. in the tribe Ceramieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Journal of Phycology 44: 721-738, 11 figs.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gayliella.

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

Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: Ad oras britannicas prope Kilkee [Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland]; (Kützing 1862: 21) Lectotype: "Harv. in litt." [W.H. Harvey]; L; 940.265.55 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 59) Notes: Syntypes: L, BM, TCD.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 July 2008 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 November 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 November 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 June 2024

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