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   Table 3 - The genus comprises 14 nominal species



Species Type location Depth Habitat
P. accrescens (Hoagland, 1920) Philippine Islands 31-39 m coral sand and shell bottom
P. brasiliensis Zanol et al., 2000 Brasil 22-125 m calcareous algae and mud bottoms
P. ebranchiata (Quatrefages, 1866) Palermo
P. edentulum (Ehlers, 1901) Juan Fernandez Island 27 m
P. esbelta Morgado & Amaral, 1981 São Sebastião, Brazil bryozoan colonies
P. leucodon (Ehlers, 1901) Juan Fernandez Island 27 m
P. madeirensis Baird 1869 Madeira
P. pallidus Hartman, 1938 Laguna Beach, California vermetid colonies and kelp holdfasts in low-tide region
P. paloloides (Moore, 1904) San Diego, California
P. siciliensis (Grube, 1840) Palermo, Sicily to 110 m in coralline rocks
P. simplex Peters, 1854 Mozambique
P. valida (Gravier, 1900) Djibouti
P. vernalis (Treadwell, 1922) Fiji
P. viridis Gray, in Stair, 1847 Samoa shallow

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