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Euptilota mollis (Wollaston) O.De Clerck

Classification:
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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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) K├╝tzing.

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

Basionym
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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