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Prionitis australis (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851

Publication details
Prionitis australis (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851: 188

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prionitis is Prionitis ligulata J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Phyllotylus australis J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Mar. Austral." [Pacific Ocean, possibly Monterey, California, USA] (Silva & al. 1996: 203).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phyllotylus australis J.Agardh 1847

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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