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Pleonosporium pusillum Yamada

Publication details
Pleonosporium pusillum Yamada 1932: 121, fig. 5

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1932). Notes on some Japanese algae, III. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 1: 109-123, 5 figs, pls XXI-XXV.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleonosporium is Pleonosporium borreri (Smith) Nägeli.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pleonosporium pusillum Yamada)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001, Kim & Lee 2012).

Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).

Key references
Itono, H. (1971). The genera Callithamnion, Aglaothamnion, Seirospora, Pleonosporium and Mesothamnion (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) in southern Japan. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University 20(1): 217-237, 12 figs.

Kim, H.-S. & Lee, I.K. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 5.Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae I (Non-corticate species). pp. [1-4], 1-152, figs 1-105. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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