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Pterocladia caloglossoides (M.Howe) E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterocladia is Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella caloglossoides (M.Howe) Santelices

Gelidium caloglossoides M.Howe

Type information
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.

Taxonomic notes
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)

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Santelices, B. (1998). Taxonomic review of the species of Pterocladia. Journal of Applied Phycology 10: 237-252.

Key references
Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-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.

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