Beckerella pinnatifida (J.Agardh) Kylin 1956

Ptilophora pinnatifida J.Agardh

Current name: Ptilophora pinnatifida J.Agardh
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Publication Details
Beckerella pinnatifida (J.Agardh) Kylin 1956: 139

Published in: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ptilophora pinnatifida J.Agardh.

Ptilophora pinnatifida J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Algoa Bay, South Africa; (Agardh 1885: 79)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pinnately cleft (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 October 2010

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