Pterocladia media E.Y.
Pterocladia media E.Y.Dawson 1958: 68; [pl. 21:] fig. 3,4; [pl. 24:] fig. 11
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1958). Notes on Pacific coast marine algae, VII. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 57: 65-80, 12 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella media (E.Y.Dawson) G.H.Boo & K.A.Miller
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: La Jolla, Neptune Place (32.82974, -117.2811); California, USA (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Dawson 15609; 1.xii.1956; (Silva 1996-to date
Source of current name
Boo, G.H., Hughey, J.R., Miller, K.A. & Boo, S.M. (2016). Mitogenomes from type specimens, a genotyping tool for morphologically simple species: ten genomes of agar-producing red algae. Scientific Reports 6(35337): 1-11, 6 figs.
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
Verified by: 11 July 2019 by Wendy Guiry
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Stewart, J.G. (1974). Systematics of Pterocladia media from California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 73: 105-108.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.