Pterocladia densa Okamura 1934: 63, figs 1, 2; pl. 33: figs 4-8
Published in: Okamura, K. (1934). On Gelidium and Pterocladia of Japan. Journal of the Imperial Fisheries Institute, Tokyo 29: 47-67, Plates 16-33.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Uradomi, Tottori Prefecture (Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda 2000: 16). Lectotype: August 1923; SAP (Okamura herb.) (Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda 2000: 16, fig. 14). Notes: Syntype localities: Kashiwadima (Kashiwa jima), Tosa Province; Hatydyodima (Hachijo jima), Japan (Santelices 1999: 73).
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.
Lee, H.-B. & Kim, J.-I. (1995). Notes on gelidiales species from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 161-174. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Shimada, S., Horiguchi, T. & Masuda, M. (2000). Confirmation of the status of three Pterocladia species (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) described by K. Okamura. Phycologia 39: 10-18, 17 figs, 1 table.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
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