Neoptilota hypnoides ( ) ex I.A. & 1976
Neoptilota hypnoides (Harvey) Kylin ex I.A.Abbott & Hollenberg Northern California
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Neoptilota hypnoides (Harvey) Kylin ex I.A.Abbott & Hollenberg 1976: 623
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], -130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ptilota hypnoides Harvey
Ptilota hypnoides Harvey
Type locality: California [probably Monterey Bay] (Harvey 1833: 163). Lectotype: TCD 0012370 (Bruce & Saunders 2016 '2017': 45).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
1976: 623 (INA). - (7 Feb 2017) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Bruce, M.G. & Saunders, G.W. (2016). A molecular-assisted investigation of diversity, biogeography and phylogenetic relationships for species of Neoptilota and Ptilota (Wrangeliaceae, Rhodophyta) reported along Canadian coasts. Phycologia 56(1): 36-53.
Abbott, I.A. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1976). Marine algae of California. pp. [i]-xii, 1-827, 701 figs. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.
Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 February 2017 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 April 2021.