Gelidiella minima &
Pterocladiella minima (Guiry & Womersley) Santelices & Hommersand Williamstown, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia; on rock in shallow subtidal
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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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Occurs on calcareous substrata: dead shells and living crustose coralline algae (Womersley & Guiry (1994: 123).
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.
Source of current name
Santelices, B. & Hommersand, M. (1997). Pterocladiella, a new genus in the Gelidiaceae (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 36: 114-119.
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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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. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 February 2020.