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Gelidium pusillum var. conchicola Piccone & Grunow 1884

Publication details
Gelidium pusillum var. conchicola Piccone & Grunow in Piccone 1884: 316

Published in: Piccone, A. (1884). Contribuzioni all'algologia Eritrea. Nuovo Giornale Botanico Italiano 16: 281-332, pls VII-IX.
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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 Pterocladiella caerulescens (K├╝tzing) Santelices & Hommersand

Type information
Type locality: Massawa, Eritrea, Ethiopia (Silva & al. 1996: 144).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
The epithet "conchicola" is not declinable. - (26 Aug 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gelidium pusillum var. conchicola Piccone & Grunow)
Caribbean Islands: Barbados (Taylor 1969), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1969), Trinidad (Richardson 1975).

South America: Brazil (Joly 1965), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Ethiopia (Papenfuss 1968), Morocco (Dangeard 1949).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012).

Asia: China (Xia, Tseng & Wang 2002, Xia 2004), Japan (Okamura 1936), Korea (Lee & Kim 1995).

Source of current name
Hatta, A.M. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1991). A taxonomic revision of Indonesian Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). Blumea 35: 347-380, 14 figs, 4 tables.

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.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2004). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. III Gelidiales Cryptonemiales Hildenbrandiales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-203, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Xia, B.M., Tseng, C.K. & Wang, Y.Q. (2002). Synopsis of the Chinese species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 183-205. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

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