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Gelidiella nigrescens (Feldmann) Feldmann & Hamel

Publication details
Gelidiella nigrescens (Feldmann) Feldmann & Hamel 1934: 533

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Huismaniella nigrescens (Feldmann) G.Furnari, Cormaci, Alongi & Perrone

Echinocaulon nigrescens Feldmann

Type information
Type locality: "Ilot Joinville, Cherchell, Algérie" [Algeria] (Furnari et al. 2018: 1). Lectotype: "rochers battus, dans le cuvettes" (epitype) 21 January 1930; L herb. Weber-Van Bosse (Dreckmann et al. 2018: 1 (fig. 1)).

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming black (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Algeria (Kraft & Abbott 1998: 52).

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Source of current name
Furnari, G., Cormaci, M., Alongi, G. & Perrone, C. (2018). Lectotypification of Echinocaulon nigrescens and its transfer to the genus Huismaniella (Gelidiellaceae, Rhodophyta). Notulae Algarum 63: 1-5, 3 figs.

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

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.

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