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Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Pterocladiaceae
Genus Pterocladia

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Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet
Cabrillo National Monument, California, USA. 07 Sep 2018.

Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet
Pterocladiella capillacea, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet
Pterocladiella capillacea, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet
Pterocladiella capillacea, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet
Pterocladiella capillacea, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet
Pterocladiella capillacea, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet
TS, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2006. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet
TS, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet
TS, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet in Bornet & Thuret 1876: 57, pl. XX 20]: figs 1-7

Published in: Bornet, É. & Thuret, G. (1876). Notes algologiques recueil d'observations sur les algues. Fasc. 1. pp. i-xx, 1-70, pls I-XXV. Paris: G. Masson.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterocladia is Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand

Basionym
Fucus capillaceus S.G.Gmelin

Type information
Type locality: Locus, Mare mediterraneum [Mediterranean Sea] (Gmelin 1768: 146). Lectotype: original illustration (Gmelin , 1768, pl. 15 fig.1). (epitype) (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 139).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillarg, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Dixon (1960: 302-309), the name Gelidium corneum v. pinnatum has been misapplied to this species by G. Martens (1868: 30, 92-93), De Wildeman (1897a: 169); the name Pterocladia pinnata has been misapplied to this species by V.May (1965: 371), Lawson (1980: 59), Jagtap (1993: Table 1).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet)
Chinese: Yimaocai (Santelices 1988).

Japanese: Obakusa (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

Habitat
Widespread in temperate seas, extending into the subtropics (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 139)

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Santelices, B. & Hommersand, M. (1997). Pterocladiella, a new genus in the Gelidiaceae (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 36: 114-119.

Key references
Lee, H.-B. & Kim, J.-I. (1995). Notes on gelidiales species from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 161-174. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Littler, D.S. & Littler, M.M. (2000). Caribbean reef plants. An identification guide to the reef plants of the Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida and Gulf of Mexico. pp. 1-542. Washington: Offshore Graphics.

Rodríguez, D. & Santelices, B. (1988). Separation of Gelidium and Pterocladia on vegetative characters. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds With reference to some Pacific and Caribbean Species Vol. II. (Abbott, I.A. Eds), pp. 115-125. La Jolla: Sea Grant College Program, University of California.

Santelices, B. & Stewart, J.G. (1985). Pacific species of Gelidium Lamouroux and other Gelidiales (Rhodophyta), with keys and descriptions to the common or economically important species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweds With Refernce to some Paicific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds), pp. 17-31. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

Santelices, B. (1988). Taxonomic studies on Chinese Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 91-107.

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.

Schubert, N., Garcia-Mendoza, E. & Pacheco-Ruiz, I. (2006). Carotenoid composition of marine red algae. Journal of Phycology 42: 1208-1216.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Stewart, J.G. (1992). Separation of California species of Gelidium and Pterocladia: an evaluation of vegetative characters. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 183-191. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Guiry, M.D. (1994). Order Gelidiales Kylin 1923: 132. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 118-142. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Zhang, J.F. & Xia, E. (1988). Chinese species of Gelidium Lamouroux and other Gelidiales (Rhodophyta) with key, list and distribution of common species.. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 109-113. California Sea Grant College Program.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Akatsuka, I. (1973). Male organs of Pterocladia capillacea (Gelidiaceae, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Botany 48: 52-54.
de Oliveira Filho, E.C. & Sazima, I.P. (1973). On the biology of agarophyte algae I. Regeneration, growth and phenology in natural populations of Pterocladia capillacea (Rhodophyta, Gelidiaceae). Bol Zool Biol Mar N S No 30: 677-690.
Felicini, G.P. & Perrone, C. (1972). Sulla formazione di galle nella rigenerazione di Pterocladia capillacea (Gmel.) Born. et Thur. in coltura. Giornale Botanico Italiano 106(6): 351-358. [in Italian, English abstract]
Felicini, G.P. & Perrone, C. (1986). Une étude en lumière polarisée sur le parcours des hyphes dan le thalle de Pterocladia capillacea (Gelidiaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 25: 37-46.
Friedlander, M. & Zelikovitch (1984). Growth rates, phycocolloid yield and quality of the red seaweeds, Gracilaria sp., Pterocladia capillacea, Hypnea musciformis, and Hypnea cornuta, in field studies in Israel. Aquaculture 40: 57-66.
Friedlander, M., Lipkin, Y. & Yaphe, W. (1981). Composition of agars from Gracilaria cf. verrucosa and Pterocladia capillacea. Botanica Marina 24: 595-598.
Hommersand, M.H. & Fredericq, S. (1996). Vegetative and reproductive development of Pterocladia capillacea (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from La Jolla, California. Nova Hedwigia 112: 147-160.
Kinoshita, L.S.. (1973). Estudo sobre a produção primária de algas bentônicas, 1: Pterocladia capillacea (Gelidiaceae, Rhodophyta). São Paulo: p. iii + 1-70, fig. 1, 1-18, tab. 1-3 (Dissertaçao de Mestrado em Botânica, Universidade de São Paulo). .
Lai, M.-F. & Lii, C. (1998). Effects of extraction conditions on structural and rheological characteristics of agar from Pterocladia capillacea and carrageenan from Grateloupea filicina. Botanica Marina 41: 223-234, 10 figs, 7 tables.
Lemus, A., Bird, K., Kapraun, D.F. & Koehn, F. (1991). Agar yield, quality and standing crop biomass of Gelidium serrulatum, G. floridanum and Pterocladia capillacea in Venezuela. Food Hydrocolloids 5: 469-479.
Liso, R., Calabrese, G. & Chieppa, M. (1978). Research on ascorbic acid physiology in red algae. IV. On the seasonal variation of AA/DHA ratio in Pterocladia capillacea (Gmel.) Born. et Thur. (Rhodophyta, Gelidiales). Phycologia 17: 143-147, 2 figs, 1 table.
Manley, S.L. & Burns, D.J. (1991). Formation of nucleoside diphosphate monosaccharides (NDP-sugars) by the agarophyte Pterocladia capillacea (Rhodophyceae). Journal of Phycology 27: 702-709, 4 figs, 4 tables.
May, V. (1947). Studies on Australian marine algae. III. Geographical records of various species and observations on Acrochaetium botryocarpum (Harv.) J. Ag. and Pterocladia capillacea (Gmel.) Born. and Thur.. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 71: 273-277, pl. XIX.
Oliveira Filho, E.C. de & Sazima, I.P. (1973). Estudos sobre a biologia de algas agarófitas. I- Reconolização, brotamento e fenologia em populações naturais de Pterocladia capillacea (Rhodophyta-Gelidiaceae). Bol. Zol. Biol. Mar., N. S. 30: 677-690.
Oliveira, E.C. & Berchez, F.A.S. (1993). Resource biology of Pterocladia capillacea (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) population in Brazil. Hydrobiologia 260/261: 255-261.
Oliveiro, E. C., Saito, R. M., Santos Neto, J. F. & Garófalo, G. M. C. (1996). Temporal and spatial variation in agar from a population of Pterocladia capillacea (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from Brazil. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 15: 501-504.
Olivieria F. , E. C. d. & Berchez, F. A. S. (1993). Resource biology of Pterocladia capillacea (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) populations in Brazil. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 255-261.
Rascio, N., Mariani, P., Vecchia, F.D. & Trevisan, R. (1991). The vegetative thallus of Pterocladia capillacea (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) .1. An ultrastructural and cytochemical study. Botanica Marina 34: 177-185.
Rascio, N., Mariani, P., Vecchia, F.D. & Trevisan, R. (1991). The vegetative thallus of Pterocladia capillacea (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) .2. Pit connections. Botanica Marina 34: 187-194.
Shin, H.-W. & Kim, G.H. (1997). Characterization of UV-absorbing compounds in Korean macrophytes, Ulva pertusa Kjellman (Chlorophyta), Hizikia fusiformis (Harvey) Okamura (Phaeophyta), and Pterocladia capillacea (Gmelin) Bornet et Thuret (Rhodophyta). Algae 12(1): 17-21, 4 figs.
Stewart, J.G. (1983). Vegetative growth rates of Pterocladia capillacea (Gelidiaceae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 26: 85-94.
Stewart, J.G. (1984). Vegetative growth rates of Pterocladia capillacea (Gelidiaceae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 27: 85-94.
Talarico, L. & Rasico, N. (1988). Ultrastructural and biochemical observations on phycobilisomes and phycobiliprotein composition of Pterocladia capillacea (Gmel.) Born. et Thur., Gelidiaceae (Rhodophyta). Giornale Botanico Italiano 122: 79-81.
Velasquez, C.A.R., Ganesan, E.K. & Bonilla, R.J. (1988). Field and laboratory studies on the agarophyte Pterocladia capillacea (S.G. Gmelin) Bornet (Gelidaceae, Rhodophyta) from Venezuala. Boletim do Instituto oceanografico 27(1&2): 3-24.

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