Pringsheimia scutata Reinke 1888

Publication Details
Pringsheimia scutata Reinke 1888: 241

Published in: Reinke, J. (1888). Einige neue braune und grüne algen der Kieler Bucht. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 6: 240-241.

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pringsheimia.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulvella scutata (Reinke) R.Nielsen, C.J.O'Kelly & B.Wysor.

Type Information
Type locality: Kieler Bucht, Baltic Sea; (Silva & al. 1996: 725) Lectotype: Original illustration (Reinke, 1889, pl. 25: fig. 1): (Brodie & al. 2007: 124) Notes: Lectotype selected by Burrows (1991: 122). Epitype (designated by Nielsen et al., 2013: 52): C: CAT 2455 (dried material of isolate RN020273). On Polysiphonia (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shield-shaped (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 March 2013

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