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Ptilophora pterocladioides Andriamampandry

Publication details
Ptilophora pterocladioides Andriamampandry 1988: 244-247, figs. 1-13 ('Beckerella pterocladioides'), 251, footnote

Published in: Andriamampandry, A.V. (1988). Beckerella pterocladiodes sp. nov. et Gelidium madagascariense sp. nov. deux espèces de Gelidiales - Rhodophytes de Fort-Dauphin (Madagascar). Cryptogamie, Algologie 9: 243-259, 26 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilophora is Ptilophora spissa (Suhr) K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Beckerella pterocladioides (Andriamampandry) P.C.Silva 1996

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mokala, near Fort-Dauphin (Taolanaro), Madagascar (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 132). Holotype: (Tronchin, Freshwater & Bolton 2003: 82).

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Source of current name
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W. & Bolton, J.J. (2003). A re-evaluation of the genera Beckerella and Ptilophora (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Phycologia 42: 80-89.

Key references
Boo, G.H., Le Gall, L., Hwang, I.K., Miller, K.A. & Boo, S.M. (2018). Phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of Ptilophora (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) with descriptions of P. aureolusa, P. malagasya, and P. spongiophila from Madagascar. Journal of Phycology 54(2): 249-263.

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