Platythamnion plumula (J.Ellis) , Belsher & Marcot-Coqueugniot
Platythamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Boudouresque, Belsher & Marcot-Coqueugniot 1977
Original publication: Boudouresque, C.-F., Belsher, T. & Marcot-Coqueugniot, J. (1977). Végétation marine de l'île de Port-Cros (Parc National) XVII.- Phytobenthos du port de Port-Cros. Trav. sci. Parc natl. Port-Cros 3: 89-120.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli
Conferva plumula J.Ellis
Type locality: Unlocalised, probably Sussex, England (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Lectotype: Elliss original illustration (pl. XVIII: G) (epitype) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Notes: Dixon (1960) considered that the type was lost. Maggs & Hommersand (1993: 26) selected as lectotype Elliss illustration in pl. XVIII: fig. G.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), plumule (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Gallardo, T., Gómez Garreta, A., Ribera, M.A., Alvarez, M. & Conde, F. (1985). A preliminary checklist of Iberian benthic marine algae. pp. 83. Madrid: Real Jardín Botánico.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Platythamnion&species=plumula
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Platythamnion&Species=plumula
Created: 16 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 May 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.