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Pterocladia caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices

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 caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices
Masthead Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Pterocladia caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices
1. Habit. 2. Photo in aquarium. Plants taken from the low intertidal dead corals, Hainan Island (China).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Pterocladia caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices
Hawaii. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Pterocladia caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices
Hawaii; apical tetrasporangial sori; scale 1 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Pterocladia caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices
Lord Howe Island, Australia. 21 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Pterocladia caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices
Panama. Habit of tuft with strap-shaped blades. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Pterocladia caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices
Panama. Transverse section of blade with larger medullary cells surrounded by thick-walled rhizines.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Pterocladia caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices
Panama. Transverse section of blade with larger medullary cells surrounded by thick-walled rhizines.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Pterocladia caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices
Panama. Blade apex showing solitary apical cell.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Pterocladia caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices
Panama. Transverse section of blade with larger medullary cells surrounded by thick-walled rhizines.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

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Publication details
Pterocladia caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices 1976: 173

Published in: Santelices, B. (1976). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes of some Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 15: 165-173, 33 figs.

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 caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices & Hommersand

Basionym
Gelidium caerulescens Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Wagap, New Caledonia (Millar & Freshwater 2005: 252). Lectotype: Vieillard No. 2103; L 941,11-91 (barcode L0056117) (Millar & Freshwater 2005: 252). Notes: Millar & Prud'homme van Reine (2005: 540) note that five specimens on sheet L 941,11-98 (barcode L0056116) are all isotypes.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), becoming sky-blue (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Santelices, B. (1976). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes of some Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 15: 165-173, 33 figs.

Key references
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

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. (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.

Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 December 2008 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.)

Santelices, B. (1978). The morphological variation of Pterocladia caerulescens (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) in Hawaii. Phycologia 17: 53-59.

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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 19 June 2019.

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