Pteronia plumosa Kylin 1919

Publication Details
Pteronia plumosa Kylin 1919: 55, fig. 27a-f

Published in: Kylin, H. & Skottsberg, C. (1919). Zur Kenntnis der subantarktischen und antarktischen Meeresalgen. II. Rhodophyceen. In: Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen S├╝dpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. (Nordenskjöld, O. Eds) Vol. 4: 2, pp. 1-88. Stockholm: Litographisches Institut des Generalstabs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pteronia is Pteronia pectinata (Hooker f. & Harvey) F.Schmitz.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Picconiella plumosa (Kylin) J.De Toni.

Type Information
Syntype localities: South Georgia and Graham's Land; (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919: 57) Type: In der sublitoralen Region; (Kylin & Skottsberg 1919: 57)

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 November 2005

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 November 2005. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2023

 
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