Prionitis acroidalea ( & N.L.Gardner) E.Y.
Prionitis acroidalea (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) E.Y.Dawson 1961: 424
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1961). A guide to the literature and distribution of Pacific benthic algae from Alaska to the Galapagos Islands. Pacific Science 15: 370-461.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Tortuga Island, Gulf of California (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 781). Type: Ivan M. Johnston (no.121); June; Found on rocks in the upper sublittoral belt. Herb. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1369 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 781).
Grateloupia acroidalea Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924
Zanardinula acroidalea (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) E.Y.Dawson 1954
INA points out that Dawson (1961) and Balakrishnan (1961) proposed this combination; it remains to be established which proposal has priority. - (13 May 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Balakrishnan, M.S. (1961 '1960' ). Reproduction in some Indian red algae and their taxonomy. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Algology, New Delhi, 1959. (Kachroo, P. Eds), pp. 85-98. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
Dawson, E.Y. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 4. Gigartinales. Pacific Naturalist 2: 191-343, 63 plates.
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