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Neoptilota hypnoides (Harvey) Kylin ex I.A.Abbott & Hollenberg 1976

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Wrangeliaceae
Tribe Ptiloteae
Genus Neoptilota

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Neoptilota hypnoides (Harvey) Kylin ex I.A.Abbott & Hollenberg
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

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Neoptilota hypnoides (Harvey) Kylin ex I.A.Abbott & Hollenberg Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
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], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neoptilota is Neoptilota californica (Ruprecht ex Harvey) Kylin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ptilota hypnoides Harvey

Basionym
Ptilota hypnoides Harvey

Type information
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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
1976: 623 (INA). - (7 Feb 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
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. [1]-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.

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Verified by: 07 February 2017 by G.M. Guiry

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