Pneophyllum caulerpae ( ) P.L.Jones & 1984
Pneophyllum caulerpae (Foslie) P.L.Jones & Woelkerling 1984: 193 (table 5)
Published in: Jones, P.L. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1984). An analysis of trichocyte and spore germination attributes as taxonomic characters in the Pneophyllum-Fosliella complex (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 23: 183-194, 20 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pneophyllum coronatum (Rosanoff) Penrose
Melobesia caulerpae Foslie
Type locality: [Castle Point] Island Bay, near Wellington, North Islands New Zealand (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 115). Type: Setchell; vi.1904; uppermost sublittoral zone, on Caulerpa sedoides. TRH A15-786 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 115).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Penrose in Womersley (1996: 267) cites 1984: 184, fig. 18. - (15 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry
Treated as a separate entity by Athanasiadis (2016: 276). - (2 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Penrose, D.L. (1996). Genus Pneophyllum Kützing . In: The Marine Benthic Flora of South Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 266-272. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Bressan, G. & Babbini, L. (2003). Biodiversità marina delle coste Italiane: Corallinales del Mar Mediterraneo: guida all deteminazione. Biologia Marina Mediterranea 10(Suppl. 2): 1-237.
Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 1 Rødalger (Rhodophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 7: -398, col. figs and distributional maps.
Created: 17 April 1996 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 26 October 2021.