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Gelidium caloglossoides M.Howe 1914

Publication details
Gelidium caloglossoides M.Howe 1914: 96-97, pl. 34: fig. 7; pl. 35: figs 1-2

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1914). The marine algae of Peru. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 15: 1-185, 44 figs, 66 plates.
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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 Pterocladiella caloglossoides (M.Howe) Santelices

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isla San Lorenzo, Peru (Silva & al. 1996: 144). Holotype: At a depth of 5 meters. New York Botanical Garden Coker 59 (Dawson 1953: 77). Notes: According to Xia & Wang (1999), the type locality is San Felipe, Gulf of California.

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Source of current name
Santelices, B. (1998). Taxonomic review of the species of Pterocladia. Journal of Applied Phycology 10: 237-252.

Key references
Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.

Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Shimada, S. & Masuda, M. (2002). Japanese species of Pterocladiella Santelices et Hommersand (Rhodophyta, Gelidiales). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 167-181. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Xia, B.M. & Wang, Y.Q. (1999). Taxonomic studies on Pterocladiella (Gelidiaceae, Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from China. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 81-86. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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