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Pterocladiella musciformis (W.R.Taylor) G.H.Boo & K.A.Miller

Publication details
Pterocladiella musciformis (W.R.Taylor) G.H.Boo & K.A.Miller in G.H.Boo et al. 2016: 5

Published in: Boo, G.H., Hughey, J.R., Miller, K.A. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Mitogenomes from type specimens, a genotyping tool for morphologically simple species: ten genomes of agar-producing red algae. Scientific Reports 6(35337): 1-11, 6 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterocladiella is Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Pterocladia musciformis W.R.Taylor

Type information
Type locality: Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (Taylor 1945: 159). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no. 39-106; 26 Mar. 1939; Abundant on the rocks, much admixed with sand, associated with Centroceras clavulatum and Gelidium pusillum. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 159).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pterocladia musciformis W.R.Taylor 1945
Gelidium musciforme (W.R.Taylor) Santelices 1991

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 27 December 2016 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 May 2019.

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