Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet 1876
Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & HommersandLS, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2010 - 09 December 2011. Ignacio Bárbara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet 1876: 57, pl. XX 20]: figs 1-7
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand.
Fucus capillaceus S.G.Gmelin
Type locality: Locus, Mare mediterraneum [Mediterranean Sea]; (Gmelin 1768: 146) Lectotype: original illustration (Gmelin , 1768, pl. 15 fig.1). (epitype) (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 139)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), capillarg, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Widespread in temperate seas, extending into the subtropics (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 139)
Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 06 February 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2022