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Prionitis filiformis Kylin

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Halymeniales
Family Halymeniaceae
Genus Prionitis

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Prionitis filiformis Kylin
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Prionitis filiformis Kylin
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Prionitis filiformis Kylin
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Prionitis filiformis Kylin
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

 

Conferva rubra Hudson

Prionitis filiformis Kylin Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Prionitis filiformis Kylin 1941: 13

Published in: Kylin, H. (1941). Californische Rhodophyceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 37(2): 1-71, 7 figs, 13 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prionitis is Prionitis ligulata J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thread-like (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Prionitis lanceolata var. angusta Harvey 1853
Prionitis angusta (Harvey) Setchell 1899
Zanardinula vizcainensis E.Y.Dawson 1954
Prionitis vizcainensis (E.Y.Dawson) E.Y.Dawson, Neushul & WIldman 1960

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "San Francisco", probably Fort Point, San Francisco, California (Silva 1979: 320).

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Bárbara, I. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematics of Grateloupia filicina (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta), based on rbcl sequence analyses and morphological evidence, including the reinstatement of G. minima and the description of G. capensis sp. nov. Journal of Phycology 41: 391-410.

De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Cocquyt, E. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematic reassessment of the red algal genus Phyllymenia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 40: 169-178.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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