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Gelidiella minima Guiry & Womersley

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiellaceae
Genus Gelidiella

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Gelidiella minima Guiry & Womersley
Williamstown, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia; on rock in shallow subtidal. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidiella minima Guiry & Womersley
Williamstown, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia; on rock in shallow subtidal. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Pterocladiella minima (Guiry & Womersley) Santelices & Hommersand Williamstown, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia; on rock in shallow subtidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gelidiella minima Guiry & Womersley 1992: 166, figs. 1-17

Published in: Guiry, M.D. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1992). Gelidiella minima sp. nov. (Rhodophyta) from Victoria, Australia: implications for the generic classification of the Gelidiaceae. British Phycological Journal 27: 165-176, 17 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidiella is Echinocaulon spinellum K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella minima (Guiry & Womersley) Santelices & Hommersand

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very little, very least (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Occurs on calcareous substrata: dead shells and living crustose coralline algae (Womersley & Guiry (1994: 123).

Type information
Type locality: Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia (Guiry & Womersley 1992: 166). Holotype: Kraft & van Amerongen; 1 March 1989; 2.5-4m. AD A60496 (Guiry & Womersley 1992: 166). Notes: Isotype: GALW 8059.

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Source of current name
Santelices, B. & Hommersand, M. (1997). Pterocladiella, a new genus in the Gelidiaceae (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 36: 114-119.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. & Guiry, M.D. (1994). Order Gelidiales Kylin 1923: 132. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 118-142. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Created: 27 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 04 June 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Guiry, M.D. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1992). Gelidiella minima sp. nov. (Rhodophyta) from Victoria, Australia: implications for the generic classification of the Gelidiaceae. British Phycological Journal 27: 165-176, 17 figs, 1 table.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2019.

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