Pterocladia rigida N.H. 1960
Pterocladia rigida N.H.Loomis 1960: 8-9, pl. 12: figs 1-4
Published in: Loomis, N.H. (1960). New species of Gelidium and Pterocladia from the Pacific coast of the United States and the Hawaiian Islands. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation 24: 1-35.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella caerulescens (Kützing) Santelices & Hommersand
Type locality: Paia, Maui, Hawaiian Islands (Loomis 1960: 8). Type: Reed 152a; 10.iii.1905;
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
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: 11 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 December 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2021.