Rhodoptilum plumosum ( & Bailey) 1956
Rhodoptilum plumosum (Harvey & Bailey) Kylin 1956: 461
Published in: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodoptilum.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Dasya plumosa Harvey & Bailey
Type locality: Puget Sound, Washington, U.S.A (Millar 1996: 146). Lectotype (tetrasporangial): fig. 26: Wilkes; US 072522 (Millar 1996: 146). Notes: Isotype fragments (sterile) in herb. Harvey TCD.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Millar, A.J.K. (1996). Dasya roslyniae sp. nov. (Dasyaceae, Rhodophyta), with a discussion on generic distinctions among Dasya, Eupogodon, Rhodoptilum, and Pogonophorella. Journal of Phycology 32: 145-157, 32 figs.
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