Wrangelia squarrulosa Harvey 1855: 236
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Algae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross.... II. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part II. Flowerless plants. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 211-266. London: Reeve.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterothamnion squarrulosum (Harvey) Athanasiadis & Kraft
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Preservation Harbour, west coast Middle Island, New Zealand (Athanasiadis 1996: 73). Lectotype: on the beach. BM (Athanasiadis 1996: 73). Notes: Isotype fragment in TCD (Athanasiadis, 1996: 73). Womersely (1998: 140) notes: Type from Preservation Harbour, South I., New Zealand (Lyall, Jan. 1851): lectotype in Herb. Hooker, BM.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Description of Pterothamnion squarrulosum (Harvey) comb. nov. from south-eastern Australia and southern New Zealand, with a taxonomic re-assessment of the genera Pterothamnion, Platythamnion and Glandothamnus (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 29: 119-133, 27 figs, 1 table.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. -535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2019.