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Rhodoptilum plumosum (Harvey & Bailey) Kylin 1956

Publication details
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.

Type species
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 information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dasya plumosa Harvey & Bailey 1851
Dasyopsis plumosa (Harvey & Bailey) F.Schmitz 1893

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dasyopsis densa G.M.Smith 1943
Rhodoptilum densum (G.M.Smith) E.Y.Dawson 1961

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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