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Kuetzingia pectinella (Harvey) Falkenberg 1901

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Amansieae
Genus Kuetzingia


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Kuetzingia pectinella (Harvey) Falkenberg
Lord Howe Island, Australia. 21 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).


Polysiphonia akkeshiensis Segi

Kentrophora pectinella (Harvey) S.M.Wilson & Kraft Lord Howe Island, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Kuetzingia pectinella (Harvey) Falkenberg 1901: 454

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Kuetzingia is Kuetzingia canaliculata (Greville) Sonder.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kentrophora pectinella (Harvey) S.M.Wilson & Kraft

Dictyomenia pectinella Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Garden Island, Western Australia (Harvey 1855: 538). Holotype: W.H.Harvey; TCD Harvey Travelling Set No. 290 (Huisman 2018: 519). Notes: Type illustrated by S.M.Wilson & G.T.Kraft (2000: fig. 17).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Henderson, R.J.F., Wilson, S.M. & Kraft, G.T. (2001). Kentrophora S.M. Wilson & Kraft, a new name for an algal genus in tribe Amansieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyceae). Austrobaileya 6: 175-176.

Created: 02 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2020.

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