Prionitis abbreviata Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Publication Details
Prionitis abbreviata Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 785, pl. 25: fig. 39; pl. 50,b.

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.

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Publication date: "May 13, 1924"

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.

Type Information
Type locality: Isla San Esteban, Gulf of California, Mexico; (Dawson 1954: 280) Type: Johnston (No. 53e); April ; Growing on rocks; CAS; 1374 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 785) Notes: April 1922 (Dawson 1954: 280).

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 November 2001 by Olivia Fitzgerald.

Last updated: 15 March 2012

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