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Heteroptilon rigidulum (De Clerck, Bolton, R.J.Anderson & Coppejans) Hommersand & De Clerck

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Callithamniaceae
Subfamily Callithamnioideae
Tribe Callithamnieae
Genus Heteroptilon

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Heteroptilon rigidulum (De Clerck, Bolton, R.J.Anderson & Coppejans) Hommersand & De Clerck
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).

 

Publication details
Heteroptilon rigidulum (De Clerck, Bolton, R.J.Anderson & Coppejans) Hommersand & De Clerck in Hommersand, D.W. Freshwater, J. López-Bautista, & S. Fredericq 2006: 214

Published in: Hommersand, M.H., Freshwater, D.W., Lopez-Bautista, J.M. & Fredericq, S. (2006). Proposal of the Euptiloteae Hommersand et Fredericq, trib. nov. and transfer of some southern hemisphere Ptiloteae to the Callithamnieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 203-225.

Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Aglaothamnion rigidulum De Clerck, Bolton, R.J.Anderson & Coppejans

Type information
Holotype locality: Palm Beach (30°59'S, 30°16'E), Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa (De Clerck et al. 2004: 433). Holotype: O. De Clerck, T. Schils, H. Verbruggen & E. Demeulenare No. KZN-b 2337; 11 November 2003; Lower intertidal pools. GENT (De Clerck et al. 2004: 433). Notes: Isotype slide in BOL.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat rigid (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Aglaothamnion rigidulum De Clerck, Bolton, R.J.Anderson & Coppejans 2004

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 29 March 2006 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 05 September 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.

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