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Georgiella confluens (Reinsch) Kylin 1956

Publication details
Georgiella confluens (Reinsch) Kylin 1956: 391, fig. 307A; pl. 18

Published in: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.

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

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

Ptilota confluens Reinsch

Type information
Lectotype locality: 'Nordstrand de Landzunge, Pinguin Bay' (Hommersand & al. 2006: 208). Lectotype: 3 July 1883; Botanische Staatssammlung, Munich (M) M-0100496 (Hommersand & al. 2006: 208). Notes: Lectotype (tetrasporic) selected by R.W. Ricker, 28 March 1983 (barcode M-0100496). Syntype: HBG.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), confluent, running together, blending into one (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ptilota confluens Reinsch 1888
Euptilota confluens (Reinsch) De Toni 1903

Distributional notes
The record from King George I., South Shetland Islands, cited by Hommersand et al (2006), is from drift material. - (29 Jun 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Euptilota confluens (Reinsch) De Toni)
Subantarctic Islands: South Georgia (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Graham Land (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919).

(as Georgiella confluens (Reinsch) Kylin)
South America: Argentina (Pujals 1963).

Subantarctic Islands: South Georgia (Wiencke & Clayton 2002, Wells, Brewin & Brickle 2011), South Orkney Islands (Wiencke & Clayton 2002), South Sandwich Islands (Wiencke & Clayton 2002), South Shetland Islands (Gallardo, Pérez-Ruzafa, Flores-Moya & Conde 1999, Wiencke & Clayton 2002, Quartino & al. 2005).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Ant./Subantarctic and islands (Papenfuss 1964, Wiencke & Clayton 2002), Antarctic Peninsula (Lamb & Zimmermann 1977, Peters et al 2005, Amsler et al. 2005, Hommersand & al. 2006, Hommersand & al. 2009), Antarctica (Dubrasquet et al. 2018), Balleny Islands (Wiencke & Clayton 2002), King George Island (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987, Hommersand & al. 2006, Al-Handal & Wulff 2008).

Key references
Amsler, C.D., Okogbue, I.N., Landry, D.M., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). Potential chemical defenses against diatom fouling in Antarctic macroalgae. Botanica Marina 48: 318-322.

Hommersand, M.H., Freshwater, D.W., Lopez-Bautista, J.M. & Fredericq, S. (2006). Proposal of the Euptiloteae Hommersand et Fredericq, trib. nov. and transfer of some southern hemisphere Ptiloteae to the Callithamnieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 203-225.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Peters, K.J., Amsler, C.D., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B., Dunbar, R.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). A comparative analysis of the nutritional and elemental composition of macroalgae from the western Antarctic Peninsula. Phycologia 44: 453-463.

Quartino, M.L., Zaixso, H.E. & Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2005). Biological and environmental characterization of marine macroalgal assemblages in Potter Cove, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Botanica Marina 48: 187-197.

Created: 22 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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