Pterocladia caloglossoides (M. ) E.Y.
Pterocladia caloglossoides (M.Howe) E.Y.Dawson 1953: 76, pl. 6: fig. 1
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella caloglossoides (M.Howe) Santelices
Gelidium caloglossoides M.Howe
Type locality: Isla San Lorenzo, Peru (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 144). Holotype: At a depth of 5 meters. New York Botanical Garden Coker 59 (Dawson 1953: 77). Notes: According to Xia & Wang (1999), the type locality is San Felipe, Gulf of California.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Hatta & Prud'homme van Reine (1991: 375), the name Gelidium pusillum v. conchicola has been misapplied to this species by Weber-van Bosse (1921: 225 (Maumere, Flores record) and De Toni (1924: 155)
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Santelices, B. (1998). Taxonomic review of the species of Pterocladia. Journal of Applied Phycology 10: 237-252.
Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], -130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
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.
Stewart, J.G. (1992). Separation of California species of Gelidium and Pterocladia: an evaluation of vegetative characters. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 183-191. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.
Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2020.