Holotype species: Erythrotrichopeltis ciliaris (Carmichael) Kornmann
Currently accepted name for the type species: Porphyrostromium ciliare (Carmichael) M.J.Wynne
Original publication and holotype designation: Kornmann, P. (1984). Erythrotrichopeltis, eine neue Gattung der Erythropeltidaceae (Bangiophyceae, Rhodophyta). Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 38: 207-224, 7 figs.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyrostromium.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Wynne, M.J. (1986). Porphyrostromium Trevisan (1848) vs Erythrotrichopeltis Kornmann (1984) (Rhodophyta). Taxon 35: 328-329.
Numbers of names and species: There are 3 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Guiry, M.D. (1997). Benthic red, brown and green algae. In: The Species Directory of the Marine Fauna and Flora of the British Isles and Surrounding Seas. (Howson, C.M. & Picton, B.E. Eds), pp. 341-367. Belfast & Ross-on-Wye: Ulster Museum & Marine Conservation Society.
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 October 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2021.