Euptilota formosissima ( ) Kützing
Euptilota formosissima (Montagne) Kützing 1849: 671
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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.
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.
Levring, T. (1945). Marine algae from some Antarctic and sub-Antarctic islands. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, N.F., Avd. 2 41(7): 1-36, 1 pl.
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
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