Pterocladia parva E.Y.
Pterocladia parva E.Y.Dawson 1953: 77-78, pl. 6: fig. 2
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella caloglossoides (M.Howe) Santelices
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), little, small, puny (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Santelices (1999) refers to Stewart & Norris (1981).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 144). Holotype: Dawson; Feb. 7, 1946; On precipitous shore rocks. HAHF Dawson 425, on sheet 4818, including slides 1178-1181 (Dawson 1953: 78).
Santelices, B. (1999). Taxonomic status of the species originally ascribed to the genus Pterocladia (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 71-80. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Created: 12 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2020.