Gelidium ustulatum (Turner) J.Agardh 1842
Caulacanthus ustulatus (Turner) Kützing
TS fronds showing coloured cortex, colourless medullary cells, medullary filaments, medullary cavity and axial cell; Spain, Galicia, Ría de Coruña, 2007Ignacio Bárbara (email@example.com)
Gelidium ustulatum (Turner) J.Agardh 1842: 102
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
Publication date: 9 April 1842
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 Caulacanthus ustulatus (Turner) Kützing.
Fucus acicularis var. ustulatus Turner
Lectotype locality: Cádiz, Spain; (Silva & al. 1996: 282) Type: Clemente; BM-K; (Athanasiadis 1996: 60) Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Searles (1968: 46, pl. 10a) who selected Cádiz as the type locality. Turner reported seeing specimens from Clemente (Cádiz) and the Mediterranean (Dr Mohr)
This is a marine species.
Created: 24 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 23 September 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 March 2023