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Pterocladia tropica E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Pterocladia tropica E.Y.Dawson 1959: 40-42, figs. 21a-d

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1959). Changes in Palmyra Atoll and its vegetation through the activities of man, 1913-1958. Pacific Naturalist 1(2): 3-51.
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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 caerulescens (K├╝tzing) Santelices & Hommersand

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Palmyra Atoll Holotype: E.Y. Dawson 19458; 19.x.1958; UC

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Source of current name
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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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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