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Pterosiphonia tanakae Uwai & Masuda

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Subfamily Pterosiphonioideae
Tribe Pterosiphonieae
Genus Pterosiphonia

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Pterosiphonia tanakae Uwai & Masuda
microscope, Malmousque, Marseille, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pterosiphonia tanakae Uwai & Masuda
microscope, Malmousque, Marseille, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pterosiphonia tanakae Uwai & Masuda
microscope, Malmousque, Marseille, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

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Pterosiphonia tanakae Uwai & Masuda microscope, Malmousque, Marseille, France, 2011

Publication details
Pterosiphonia tanakae Uwai & Masuda 1999: 241, figs 1-35

Published in: Uwai, S. & Masuda, M. (1999). Pterosiphonia tanakae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales), a new red algal species from Japan. Phycological Research 47: 241-250.

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 Symphyocladia tanakae (Uwai & Masuda) Savoie & G.W.Saunders

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Hiroshima Pref.: Motoujina (Silva 1996-to date). Type: S. Uwai; 23.vi.1998; SAP 070837 (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pterosiphonia tanakae Uwai & Masuda)
Europe: France (Boudouresque & Verlaque 2008).

Asia: Japan (Uwai & Masuda 1999).

Taxonomic notes
This species was introduced accidentally, probably via oysters from Japan, into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 217), being first found in the Etang de Thau (France) in 1993. - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Source of synonymy
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. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Uwai, S. & Masuda, M. (1999). Pterosiphonia tanakae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales), a new red algal species from Japan. Phycological Research 47: 241-250.

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