Prionitis galapagensis W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication Details
Prionitis galapagensis W.R.Taylor 1945: 212, pl. 68: fig. 1

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.

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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Black Beach Anchorage, I. Santa María, Gaápagos Islands, Ecuador; (Taylor 1945: 212,213) Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-221A; 17 January 1934; surf-beaten rocks near low tide line; Hancock Foundation; (Taylor 1945: 212,213)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 May 2004 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 March 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 March 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 10 August 2022

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