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Pterosiphonia pinnulata (Kützing) Maggs & Hommersand

Publication details
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.

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 Xiphosiphonia pinnulata (Kützing) Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Basionym
Polysiphonia pinnulata Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "Genua!" [Genoa, Italy] (Kützing 1843: 146). Type: LD?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a little wing.

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

General environment
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).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015).

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
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 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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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 April 2018.

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