Pterosiphonia tanakae Uwai &
Pterosiphonia tanakae Uwai & Masuda microscope, Malmousque, Marseille, France, 2011
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Symphyocladia tanakae (Uwai & Masuda) Savoie & G.W.Saunders
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
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.
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. -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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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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M.D. 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 22 June 2017.