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Euptilota mollis (Wollaston) O.De Clerck

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Callithamniaceae
Subfamily Callithamnioideae
Tribe Callithamnieae
Genus Euptilota


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Euptilota mollis (Wollaston) O.De Clerck
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).


Euptilota mollis (Wollaston) O.De Clerck KwaZulu-Natal
© Tom Schils (tom@schils.be)

Publication details
Euptilota mollis (Wollaston) O.De Clerck 2004: 383 (as 'molle' )

Published in: Hommersand, M.H., De Clerck, O. & Coppejans, E. (2004). A morphological study and taxonomic revision of Euptilota (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from South Africa. European Journal of Phycology 39: 369-394.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Euptilota is Euptilota formosissima (Montagne) Kützing.

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

Thamnocarpus mollis Wollaston

Type information
Type locality: off Mtentu River, Transkei, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 387).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Thamnocarpus mollis Wollaston 1992
Carpothamnion molle (Wollaston) P.C.Silva 1996

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hommersand, M.H., Freshwater, D.W., Lopez-Bautista, J.M. & Fredericq, S. (2006). Proposal of the Euptiloteae Hommersand et Fredericq, trib. nov. and transfer of some southern hemisphere Ptiloteae to the Callithamnieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 203-225.

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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 19 April 2019.

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