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Pterosiphonia spinifera (Kützing) Ardré

Publication details
Pterosiphonia spinifera (Kützing) Ardré 1967: 37, 41, pl. III: fig. 3

Published in: Ardré, F. (1967). Remarques sur la structure des Pterosiphonia (Rhodomélacées, Céramiales) et leurs rapports systématiques avec les Polysiphonia. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 9: 37-77, VI plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterosiphonia is Pterosiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) Falkenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of

Basionym
Polysiphonia spinifera Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Peru (Kützing 1843: 416).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spine-bearing (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Ardré (1967b: 37) attributed the comination Pterosiphonia spinifera to Falkenberg (1901: 268), but Silva et al. (1996: 550) point out that Falkenberg placed this species, as Polysiphonia spinifera in the synonymy of Pterosiphonia dendroidea.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Key references
Bustamante, D.E., Won, B.Y. & Cho, T.O. (2016). The conspecificity of Pterosiphonia spinifera and P. arenosa (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales) inferred from morphological and molecular analyses. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 31(2): 105-115.

Created: 04 August 1996 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.)

Bustamante, D.E., Won, B.Y. & Cho, T.O. (2016). The conspecificity of Pterosiphonia spinifera and P. arenosa (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales) inferred from morphological and molecular analyses. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 31(2): 105-115.
Huvé, P. & Huvé, H. (1969). Présence de Pterosiphonia spinifera (Kütz.) Falk ver. robusta Fr. Ardré dans la région de Marseille. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 9: 345-347.
Yoneshigue, Y. & Villaça, R.C. (1986). Flora marinha da regiáo de Cabo Frio (Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil). 6. Pterosiphonia spinifera, Polysiphonia eastwoodae, P. flacidissima, P. sphaerocarpa e Streblocladia corymbifera (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Novas occorências para a Costa Brasileira. Rickia 13: 97-111.

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