Ptilota serrata Kützing 1847

Ptilota serrata Kützing

Current name: Ptilota serrata Kützing
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Publication Details
Ptilota serrata Kützing 1847: 36

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilota is Ptilota plumosa C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Neu-Fundland [Newfoundland]; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: Lenormand; L?; Notes: Neotype information: Specimen GWS007679 in UNB, collected by L. LeGall, H. Kucera, D. McDevit & J. Utge on 25 July 2006 from St. Brides, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada; neotype DNA barcode: GWS007679 (GenBank accession KU381883) (Bruce & Saunders, 2016: 47, figs 17, 18).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 December 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 December 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 April 2024

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