Heteroptilon pappeanum (Kützing)
Heteroptilon pappeanum (Kützing) Hommersand in Hommersand, D.W. Freshwater, J. López-Bautista, & S. Fredericq 2006: 210-214, figs 4-6
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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Heteroptilon.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Euptilota pappeana Kützing
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 409). Notes: Lectotype: One of two specimens on a sheet in Leiden, L.937, 273-307 labeled (scr. Kützing): Euptilota Pappeana KG (sic!), Tab. Phyc. XII, 60, C.B.S. selected by Willem Prud'homme van Reine (barcode L539673), labelled C.B.S. "Ptilota pappeana"J. Ag. MSS, Tafelbay, 75 (Hommersand et al., 2006: 210).
Euptilota pappeana Kützing 1849
The South African record cited by Hommersand et al. (2006) is from drift material. - (29 Jun 2006) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
Created: 27 June 2006 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 25 August 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 January 2019.