Pterosiphonia pinnulata (Kützing) &
Pterosiphonia pinnulata (Kützing) Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 379, fig. 119 A-F
Published in: Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Xiphosiphonia pinnulata (Kützing) Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Polysiphonia pinnulata Kützing
Type locality: "Genua!" [Genoa, Italy] (Kützing 1843: 146). Notes: The name has been lectotypified Maggs & Hommersand (1983: 379) with Kützing, Tab. Phycol. 13: pl. 23 a–d, as "type material is apparently missing".
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a little wing.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pterosiphonia pinnulata (Kützing) Maggs & Hommersand)
Europe: Britain (Maggs & Hommersand 1993, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Guiry 2012, Brodie et al. 2016), France (Maggs & Hommersand 1993, Anon. 2017), Spain (Maggs & Hommersand 1993, Gorostiaga et al., 2004, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).
Source of current name
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2016). A molecular phylogenetic and DNA barcode assessment of the tribe Pterosiphonieae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) emphasizing the Northeast Pacific. Botany 94: 917-939, 8 figs.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 02 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Díaz Tapia, P. & Bárbara, I. (2004). Pterosiphonia pennata versus P. pinnulata (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) en el noroeste de la Península Ibérica. Anales de Bíologia 26: 47-59.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 June 2019.