Prionitis mexicana E.Y.Dawson 1944

Publication Details
Prionitis mexicana E.Y.Dawson 1944: 283, 432, 433, pl. 67: fig. 2

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3(10): i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Zanardinula mexicana (E.Y.Dawson) E.Y.Dawson.

Type Information
Type locality: San Jose del Cabo; (Dawson 1944: 283) Not specified: D. 628; 16 February 1940; middle littoral on rocky reef; Herb. AHF; 31 (Dawson 1944: 283)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 February 2002 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 January 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 January 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 August 2022

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