Pinnatiphycus menouanus N'Yeurt, Payri & P.W.
Pinnatiphycus menouanus N'Yeurt, Payri & P.W.Gabrielson 2006: 424 (as 'menouana' )
Published in: N'Yeurt, A.D.R., Payri, C.E., Gabrielson, P.W. & Fredericq, S. (2006). Pinnatiphycus menouana gen. et sp. nov. (Rhodophyta: Dicranemataceae) from New Caledonia and Fiji (South Pacific): vegetative and reproductive morphology and molecular phylogeny. Phycologia 45: 422-431.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pinnatiphycus.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
From Professor Giovanni Furnari: "Since generic compounds ending in -phycus are treated as masculine according to Article 62.2(c) of the ICBN (Vienna Code), the termination of the new species must be corrected to agree with the gender of the generic name... without change of author citation or date of publication (Article 32.7 of the Vienna Code)". The stem of the name (Menou) ending with a vowel, the adjectival ending 'menouanus' is hence mandatory (Recommendation 60C.1(c) of the Vienna Code). - (9 Oct 2006) -
This is a marine species.
Type locality: West inlet of Woodin Channel, Sirekoui Point, New Caledonia (22º23.900'S, 166º46.800'E) (N'Yeurt et al 2006: 424). Holotype: J.-L. Menou; 10 February 1983; 30 m depth. PC 62760 (N'Yeurt et al 2006: 424). Notes: Holotype: IRD 0028/PC 0062760, monoecious gametophyte.
Created: 01 August 2006 by Antoine N'Yeurt
Verified by: 01 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2019.