Heteroptilon rigidulum (De Clerck, Bolton, R.J. & ) & De Clerck
Aglaothamnion rigidulum De Clerck, Bolton, R.J.Anderson & Coppejans KwaZulu-Natal
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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.
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.
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).
Aglaothamnion rigidulum De Clerck, Bolton, R.J.Anderson & Coppejans 2004
This is a marine species.
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.