Pterothamnion tepocense (E.Y. ) &
Pterothamnion tepocense (E.Y.Dawson) Athanasiadis & Kraft 1994: 130
Published in: Athanasiadis, A. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Description of Pterothamnion squarrulosum (Harvey) comb. nov. from south-eastern Australia and southern New Zealand, with a taxonomic re-assessment of the genera Pterothamnion, Platythamnion and Glandothamnus (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 29: 119-133, 27 figs, 1 table.
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Platythamnion tepocense E.Y.Dawson
Type locality: Tepoca Bay, Sonora, Mexico (Dawson 1962: 8). Holotype: 4 February 1940; 22 metres depth, sandy bottom with abundant worm-tubes, etc. Herb. Allan Hancock Foundation 54 (Dawson 379-40) (Dawson 1962: 8).
Platythamnion tepocense E.Y.Dawson 1944
According to Dawson (1944, 1962) this species is related to Pterothamnion orbignianum; other than Dawson's account no other records exist. - (7 Oct 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 127: 1-221.
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