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Gelidium mcnabbianum (E.Y.Dawson) B.Santelices 1998

Publication details
Gelidium mcnabbianum (E.Y.Dawson) B.Santelices 1998: 245 (as 'macnabbianum' )

Published in: Santelices, B. (1998). Taxonomic review of the species of Pterocladia. Journal of Applied Phycology 10: 237-252.

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.

Basionym
Pterocladia mcnabbiana E.Y.Dawson

Type information
Type locality: Golfito Bay, near Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (Dawson 1957: 15). Type: 13th June 1957; forming small mats on the iron hull of a sunken ship. Dawson 16822 (Dawson 1957: 15). Notes: Additonal material: D. 16859a, D. 16861. Named for Mr John Mc Nabb of Los Angeles, California.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pterocladia mcnabbiana E.Y.Dawson 1957

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Santelices, B. (1999). Taxonomic status of the species originally ascribed to the genus Pterocladia (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 71-80. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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