Euptilota formosissima (Montagne) Kützing 1849
Euptilota formosissima (Montagne) Kützing 1849: 671
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Euptilota.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Ptilota formosissima Montagne
Type locality: Ins[ulae] Auckland: d'Urville et cl. Hombron [Auckland, New Zealand]; (Montagne 1842: 8)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very beautiful, very handsome.
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 31 July 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022