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Pterocladia mcnabbiana E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Pterocladia mcnabbiana E.Y.Dawson 1957: 14, figs 4 C, D

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1957). Marine algae from the Pacific Costa Rican gulfs. Los Angeles County Museum Contributions in Science 15: 1-28.

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 Gelidium mcnabbianum (E.Y.Dawson) B.Santelices

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Golfito Bay, near Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (Dawson 1957: 15). Type: 13th June 1957; forming small mats on the iron hull of a sunken ship. Dawson 16822 (Dawson 1957: 15). Notes: Additonal material: D. 16859a, D. 16861. Named for Mr John Mc Nabb of Los Angeles, California.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

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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 20 February 2020.

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