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Pterocladia parva E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Pterocladia parva E.Y.Dawson 1953: 77-78, pl. 6: fig. 2

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterocladia is Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh.

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.

Taxonomic notes
Santelices (1999) refers to Stewart & Norris (1981).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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Key references
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.

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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.

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