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Gelidium microdonticum W.R.Taylor 1969

Publication details
Gelidium microdonticum W.R.Taylor 1969: 169, figs 19-24

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1969). Notes on the distribution of West Indian marine algae particularly in the Lesser Antilles. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 9: 125-203.

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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: St. Lucy Parish, Little Bay, Barbados (Taylor 1969: 169). Type: W.R. Taylor and M. Goldstein; 19 February 1966; on littoral rocks. MICH 66-58 (Taylor 1969: 169).

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Key references
Iha, C., Milstein, D., Guimaraes, S.M.P.B., Freshwater, D.W. & Oliveira, M.C. (2015). DNA barcoding reveals high diversity in the Gelidiales of the Brazilian southeast coast. Botanica Marina 58(4): 295-305.

Thomas, D.T. & Freshwater, D.W. (2001). Studies of Costa Rican Gelidiales (Rhodophyta): four Caribbean taxa including Pterocladiella beachii sp. nov.. Phycologia 40: 340-350.

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