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Pterocladia tripolitana De Toni & Levi

Publication details
Pterocladia tripolitana De Toni & Levi 1888: 240

Published in: De Toni, G.B. & Levi, D. (1888). Pugillo di alghe Tripolitane. Rendiconti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei Classe di Scienze Fisiche, Matematiche e naturali 4(5): 240-250. [in Italian]

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterocladia is Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh.

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

Taxonomic notes
Taxon inquirendum (Furnari, pers. comm.). Also treated as dubious by De Toni & Levi (1888) and by Santelices (1999: 77-78).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Libya: Tripoli; Raffaello Spigai (De Toni & Levi 1888: 240).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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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