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Gelidium bipectinatum G.Furnari, nom. illeg. 1999

Publication details
Gelidium bipectinatum G.Furnari in G.Furnari, M.Cormaci & D.Serio 1999: 33, nom. illeg.

Published in: Furnari, G., Cormaci, M. & Serio, D. (1999). Catalogue of the benthic marine macroalgae of the Italian coast of the Adriatic Sea. Bocconea 12: 1-214.
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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 Gelidium pectinatum (Montagne) Montagne

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus serra S.G.Gmelin 1768

Nomenclatural notes
See Furnari et al. (1999) for nomenclatural and taxonomic problems concerning this species. The name is now considered as illegitimate because of the correct name of the species is Gelidium pectinatum (Montagne) Montagne based on Sphaerococcus pectinatus Montagne in Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. sér. 2, 10: 276, 1838). For further details see Andersen Taxon 67(2): 437, 2018.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Algiers, Algeria (Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999: 33). Holotype: PC MA 2903 (Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999: 34).

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Source of current name
Andersen, R.A. (2018). Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Algae: 18. Taxon 67(2): 437-438.

Key references
Berecibar, E., Wynne, M.J., Bárbara, I. & Santos, R. (2009). Records of Rhodophyta new to the flora of the Iberian Atlantic coast. Botanica Marina 52(3): 217-228, 26 figs.

Furnari, G., Perrone, C. & Vinogradova, K.L. (2014). Proposal to conserve the name Gelidium bipectinatum against Fucus serra (Gelidium serra) (Rhodophyta: Gelidiaceae). Taxon 63(2): 427-428.

Perrone, C., Felicini, G.P. & Bottalico, A. (2006). The prostrate system of the Gelidiales: diagnostic and taxonomic importance. Botanica Marina 49: 23-33.

Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2017). Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Algae: 15. Taxon 66(1): 191-192.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

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.

Taskin, E. & Wynne, M.J. (2013). Proposal of Gelidium serra (S.G. Gmel.) comb. nov. to replace Gelidium bipectinatum G. Furnari (Rhodophyta). Webbia: Journal of Plant Taxonomy and Geography 68: 21-23.

Created: 15 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 03 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Furnari, G., Perrone, C. & Vinogradova, K.L. (2014). Proposal to conserve the name Gelidium bipectinatum against Fucus serra (Gelidium serra) (Rhodophyta: Gelidiaceae). Taxon 63(2): 427-428.
Taskin, E. & Wynne, M.J. (2013). Proposal of Gelidium serra (S.G. Gmel.) comb. nov. to replace Gelidium bipectinatum G. Furnari (Rhodophyta). Webbia: Journal of Plant Taxonomy and Geography 68: 21-23.

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