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Ptilophora irregularis (Akatsuka & Masaki) R.E.Norris

Publication details
Ptilophora irregularis (Akatsuka & Masaki) R.E.Norris 1987: 256

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1987). A re-evaluation of Ptilophora Kützing and Beckerella Kylin (Gelidiales, Rhopdophyceae) with a review of South African species. Botanica Marina 30: 243-258, 23 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilophora is Ptilophora spissa (Suhr) K├╝tzing.

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

Basionym
Beckerella irregularis Akatsuka & Masaki

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Beckerella irregularis Akatsuka & Masaki 1983

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W. & Bolton, J.J. (2003). A re-evaluation of the genera Beckerella and Ptilophora (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Phycologia 42: 80-89.

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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 18 June 2019.

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