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Pneophyllum zostericola (Foslie) D.Fujita, nom. cons. 1988

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Chamberlainoideae
Genus Pneophyllum


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Pneophyllum zostericola (Foslie) D.Fujita
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).


Monostroma applanatum Gain

Pneophyllum zostericola (Foslie) D.Fujita Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University
© Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication details
Pneophyllum zostericola (Foslie) D.Fujita 1988: 50, nom. cons.

Published in: Fujita, D. (1988). Fosliella zostericola (Foslie) Segawa (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in culture. Japanese Journal of Phycology 36: 48-51.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pneophyllum is Pneophyllum fragile Kützing.

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

Lithophyllum zostericola Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Marine Lab. at Sagami Prov., Japan (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 136). Lectotype: Yendo 1899 No. 1; 1899; on Zostera. TRH A15-985 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 136).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living on or in the flowering plant Zostera.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum zostericola Foslie 1900
Melobesia zostericola (Foslie) Foslie 1907
Heteroderma zostericola (Foslie) Foslie 1909
Fosliella zostericola (Foslie) Segawa 1976

Nomenclatural notes
The name as proposed by Klochkova (1987: 32) is invalid [INA]. Validated by Fujita (1988: 50). "Art 23.2. ... the usage of the word element -cola as an adjective is a correctable error." - (4 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kloczcova, N.G. (1987). Korallinovye vodorosli (Rhodophyta) dalnevostochnykh morei SSSR. Rody Melobesia Lamour., Fosliella Howe i Pneophyllum Kütz. [Corallinoid algae (Rhodophyta) of seas of the Far East of the USSR. Genera Melobesia Lamour., Fosliella Howe and Pneophyllum Kütz.]. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshykh Rasteniy 24: 25-34.

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

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