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Gelidiella lubrica (Kützing) Feldmann & Hamel

Publication details
Gelidiella lubrica (Kützing) Feldmann & Hamel 1934: 535

Published in: Feldmann, J. & Hamel, G. (1934). Observations sur quelques Gélidiacées. Revue Générale de Botanique 46: 528-549, 11 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidiella is Echinocaulon spinellum Kützing.

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

Basionym
Acrocarpus lubricus Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Napoli, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 151). Type: 1835; UC 93566 (Santelices 2007: 295). Notes: There seems to be much confusion concerning the type locality: Index Nominum Algarum: Neapel!; Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: Napoli, Italy; Kraft & Abbott 1998: Mediterranean, France; Santelices 2007: Naples, France.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Acrocarpus lubricus Kützing 1843
Gelidium lubricum (Kützing) Trevisan 1845
Gelidium crinale var. lubricum (Kützing) Hauck 1883

Habitat notes
Plants covered rather densely the shells of snails, both mobile and sessile (vemetids), sometimes while the animals still lived. They did not grow directly on the shell, but on encrusting coralline algae, foming mats to 5 mm thick (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (31 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

Perrone, C., Felicini, G.P. & Bottalico, A. (2006). The prostrate system of the Gelidiales: diagnostic and taxonomic importance. Botanica Marina 49: 23-33.

Santelices, B. (2007). Testing the usefulness of attachment structures in the taxonomy of small-sized gelidioids. Phycologia 46(3): 293-299, 13 figs, 3 tables.

Schneider, C.W. & Lane, C.E. (2005). Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 7. Additions to the flora, including Chondracanthus saundersii sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Gigartinaceae) based on rbcL sequence analysis. Phycologia 44: 72-83, 19 figs, 1 table.

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

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