Holotype species: Pterocladiastrum robustum Akatsuka
Currently accepted name for the type species: Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh
Original publication and holotype designation: Akatsuka, I. (1986). Pterocladiastrum, a new genus segregated from Pterocladia. Botanica Marina 29: 51-58.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladia.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Nelson, W.A., Farr, T.J. & Broom, J.E.S. (2006). Phylogenetic diversity of New Zealand Gelidiales revealed by rbcL sequence data. Journal of Applied Phycology 18: 653-661.
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 May 2019.