Ptilota formosissima Montagne 1842: 8
Published in: Montagne, [J.F.] C. (1842). Prodromus generum specierumque phycearum novarum, in itinere ad polum antarcticum...ab illustri Dumont d'Urville peracto collectarum, notis diagnosticis tantum huc evulgatarum, descriptionibus verò fusioribus nec non iconibus analyticis iam iamque illustrandarum. pp. [1-]16. Parisiis [Paris]: apud Gide, editorem.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Euptilota formosissima (Montagne) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very beautiful, very handsome.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ins[ulae] Auckland: d'Urville et cl. Hombron [Auckland, New Zealand] (Montagne 1842: 8).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 February 2010 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 20 June 2019.