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Printzina effusa (Krempelhuber) R.H.Thompson & D.E.Wujek, nom. inval.

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Trentepohliales
Family Trentepohliaceae
Genus Printzina


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Printzina effusa (Krempelhuber) R.H.Thompson & D.E.Wujek
Makiki Valley, O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands. 01 Jan 2002. Alison Sherwood (asherwoo@hawaii.edu). © Alison Sherwood (asherwoo@hawaii.edu).


Publication details
Printzina effusa (Krempelhuber) R.H.Thompson & D.E.Wujek 1992: 235, nom. inval.

Published in: Thompson, R.H. & Wujek, D.E. (1992). Printzina gen. nov. (Trentepohliaceae), including a description of a new species. Journal of Phycology 28: 232-237.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Printzina is Printzina lagenifera (Hildebrand) R.H.Thompson & Wujek.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trentepohlia effusa (Krempelhuber) Hariot

Coenogonium effusum Krempelhuber

Type information
Type locality: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro State (Krempelhuber 1876: 250). Type: Glaziou; (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spread out, indeterminate, straggling; literally ‘poured out’ (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Coenogonium effusum Krempelhuber 1876

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Trentepohlia setifera Farlow 1889
Trentepohlia effusa var. subtropica A.K.M.N.Islam 1972

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: basionym not cited; instead cites Trentepohlia effusa (Krempelhüber) Hariot. - (31 Jan 2009) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Bark/wood (Nelsen et al. 2011). - (24 Aug 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Printz, H. (1939). Vorarbeiten zu einer Monographie der Trentepohliaceen. Nytt Magasin for Naturvitenskapene 80: 10-209, 31 figs.

Rindi, F. & López-Bautista, J.M. (2008). Diversity and ecology of Trentepohliales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) in French Guiana. Cryptogamie, Algologie 29(1): 13-43.

Rindi, F., Sherwood, A.R. & Guiry, M.D. (2005). Taxonomy and distribution of Trentepohlia and Printzina (Trentepohliales, Chlorophyta) in the Hawaiian Islands. Phycologia 44: 270-284, 43 figs, 1 Table.

Sarma, P. (1986). The freshwater Chaetophorales of New Zealand. Beihefte Nova Hedwigia 58: 1-169, 143 pls.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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