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Pterocladia pectinata (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) A.H.S.Lucas

Publication details
Pterocladia pectinata (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) A.H.S.Lucas 1931: 408

Published in: Lucas, A.H.S. (1931). Notes on Australian marine algae. VI. Descriptions of six new species. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 56: 407-411, pls XXIII-XXVII.

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 Ptilophora pectinata (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) R.E.Norris

Basionym
Pterocladia lucida f. pectinata A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp

Type information
Type locality: Marouba Bay, New South Wales, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 132). Holotype: (Tronchin, Freshwater & Bolton 2003: 82).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Created: 01 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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

May, V. 1944. (1944). Studies on Australian marine algae. I. The corrected name for Pterocladia pectinata (A. & E. S. Gepp) Lucas. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 69: 226-228.

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