Pterocladiella nana ( ) Shimada, Horiguchi &
Pterocladiella nana (Okamura) Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda 2000: 16
Published in: Shimada, S., Horiguchi, T. & Masuda, M. (2000). Confirmation of the status of three Pterocladia species (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) described by K. Okamura. Phycologia 39: 10-18, 17 figs, 1 table.
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.
Pterocladia nana Okamura
Lectotype locality: Yura-jima, Shimo-Koshiki Island, Koshiki Islands, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan (Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda 2000: 16). Lectotype: 19 July 1919; SAP (Okamura herb.) (Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda 2000: 16, fig. 12).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dwarf (Stearn 1973).
Pterocladia nana Okamura 1931
Santelices (1999: 76) considered this entity to be synonymous with Pterocladiella capillacea, but Shimada & Masuda (2002) retained it as a separate species.
This is a marine species.
(as Pterocladiella nana (Okamura) Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda)
Japanese: Chabo-obakusa (Shimada & Masuda 2002).
Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K., Eds (2002). Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Volume VIII. pp.xviii + 332 La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.
Boo, G.H. & Geraldino, P.J.L. (2016). Pterocladiella maribagoensis (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta), a new marine alga from Cebu, Philippines. Phytotaxa 288(3): 239-248, 10 figs.
Boo, G.H., Le Gall, L., Hwang, I.K. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Pterocladiella feldmannii sp. nov. and P. hamelii sp. nov. (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta), two new species uncovered in Madagascar during the Atimo Vatae expedition. Cryptogamie Algologie 37(3): 179-198, 21 figs.
Shimada, S. & Masuda, M. (2002). Japanese species of Pterocladiella Santelices et Hommersand (Rhodophyta, Gelidiales). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 167-181. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.
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