Plocamiocolax pulvinatus Setchell 1923: 396 (as 'pulvinata' )
Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1923). Parasitic Florideae, II. University of California Publications in Botany 10: 393-396.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Plocamiocolax.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cushion-shaped, strongly convexed (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Host: Plocamium cartilagineum. - (3 Apr 2017) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
type locality: USA: California: Carmel Bay (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Gardner 2869; v.1915; on Plocamium coccineum. (Silva 1996-to date
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Plocamiocolax pulvinatus Setchell)
North America: Alaska (Scagel et al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989, Saunders & Lehmkuhl 2005), California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Scagel et al. 1989, Stewart 1991, Miller 2012, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014 ), Oregon (Hansen 1997), Washington (Scagel et al. 1989).
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman 1979).
Goff, L.J., Moon, D.A., Nyvall, P., Stache, B., Mangin, K. & Zuccarello, G. (1996). The evolution of parasitism in the red algae: molecular comparisons of adelphoparasites and their hosts. Journal of Phycology 32: 297-312, 7 figs, 12 tables.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 April 2017 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2017.