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Ptilota tenuis Kylin 1925

Publication details
Ptilota tenuis Kylin 1925: 60, fig. 40

Published in: Kylin, H. (1925). The marine red algae in the vicinity of of the Biological Station at Friday Harbor, Wash. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Ny Följd, Andra Afdelningen 21(9): 1-87, 47 figs.
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Publication date: 1925

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilota is Ptilota plumosa C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ptilota filicina J.Agardh

Type information
Lectotype locality: Friday Harbor, Washington (Bruce & Saunders 2016 '2017': 49). Lectotype: Kylin; 1922; LD uncatalogued specimen (Bruce & Saunders 2016 '2017': 49). Notes: Brown Island, Washington (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Authority: (Collins) Kylin (INA). - (8 Feb 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bruce, M.G. & Saunders, G.W. (2016). A molecular-assisted investigation of diversity, biogeography and phylogenetic relationships for species of Neoptilota and Ptilota (Wrangeliaceae, Rhodophyta) reported along Canadian coasts. Phycologia 56(1): 36-53.

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G.M. 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 25 September 2021.

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