Pterocladiella caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices & Hommersand 1997
Pterocladiella caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices & HommersandHawaii; apical tetrasporangial sori; scale 1 mm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman
Pterocladiella caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices & Hommersand 1997: 118
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterocladiella is Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gelidium caerulescens Kützing
Type locality: Wagap, New Caledonia; (Millar & Freshwater 2005: 252) Lectotype: Vieillard No. 2103; L; 941,11-91 (barcode L0056117) (Millar & Freshwater 2005: 252) Notes: Millar & Prud'homme van Reine (2005: 540) note that five specimens on sheet L 941,11-98 (barcode L0056116) are all isotypes.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), becoming sky-blue (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 12 May 2020
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 May 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 August 2022