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Gelidium decipiens Montagne 1842

Publication details
Gelidium decipiens Montagne 1842: 255, pl. 145: fig. 1

Published in: Montagne, C. (1846). Algues, Lichens, Hépatiques et Mousses. In: Voyage autour du monde exécuté pendant les années 1836 et 1837 sur la corvette la Bonite commandée par M. Vaillant...Botanique...Tome Premier. Cryptogames cellulaires et vascularies (Lydopodinées) par MM. Montagne, D.M., Léveillé, D.M. et Spring, D.M. et P. 1844-1846. (Gaudichaud, C. Eds) Vol. 1, pp. [i]-xi, [1]-163, 205-314, (345)-346 (= Addenda et emendanda). Paris: Arthus Bertrand, Éditeur.
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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 Neorubra decipiens (Montagne) M.S.Calderon, G.H.Boo & S.M.Boo

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Payta (Paita), Peru: Gaudichaud (Montagne 1846: 255). Lectotype: Gaudichaud; PC 0048760 (MA 2880) (Gabrielson 2008: 106-107). Notes: An earlier lectotypification by I.A. Abbott (viii.1974) was narrowed to the bottom right-hand specimen that matches the Montagne (1845: pl. 145: fig. 1) illustration (see Gabrielson 2008: 106-108).

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Source of current name
Calderon, M.S., Boo, G.H. & Boo, S.M. (2014). Neorubra decipiens gen. & comb. nov. and Phyllymenia lancifolia comb. nov. (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta) from South America. Phycologia 53(5): 409-422.

Key references
Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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