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Gelidium minusculum (Weber Bosse) R.E.Norris 1992

Publication details
Gelidium minusculum (Weber Bosse) R.E.Norris 1992: 17, fig. 7

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1992). The marine red algae of Natal, South Africa: order Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). Mem. Bot. Survey S. Afr. 61: (iii +) 43, 22 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Basionym
Gelidium pusillum var. minusculum Weber Bosse

Type information
Lectotype locality: Daram Inlet, east coast of Misoöl Island, Indonesia (Silva & al. 1996: 139). Type: Siboga Exp. Station 165; (Boo et al. 2016: table 1). Notes: This type locality was first described by Hatta & Prud’homme van Reine (1991: 366) (Silva et al., 1996)

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium pusillum var. minusculum Weber Bosse 1921

Nomenclatural notes
See Silva, Basson & Moe (1996) regarding nomenclature.

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.

Huisman, J.M., Boo, G.H. & Boo, S.M. (2018). Gelidiales. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 245-264. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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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