Prionitis simplex G.J.Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott 1968

Publication Details
Prionitis simplex G.J.Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott 1968: 1246, fig. 11

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1968). New species of marine algae from California. Canadian Journal of Botany 46: 1235-1251, 14 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prionitis is Prionitis ligulata J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grateloupia simplex (Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott) S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang.

Type Information
Type locality: Off Lover's Point, Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California, USA; (Hollenberg & Abbott 1968: 1246) Holotype: Lewis Scotton; 4.vii.1966; 8 m depth; US; GMS A.3986 (Hollenberg & Abbott 1968: 1246)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 May 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 May 2010

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 May 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 May 2024

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