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Ptilota sloanii M.Bruce & G.W.Saunders 2016

Publication details
Ptilota sloanii M.Bruce & G.W.Saunders 2016: 49, figs 19-22

Published in: 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.
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Publication date: 2016

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
Holotype locality: Alder Island, Gwaii Haanas, Canada (Bruce & Saunders 2016 '2017': 49). Holotype: G.W. Saunders & K. Dixon; 11 June 2010; UNB GWS019784 (Bruce & Saunders 2016 '2017': 49, figs 19, 20). Notes: Isotype: GWS019812 (fig. 21). Holotype DNA barcode: GenBank accession HQ544618.

"This species is named in honor of Norm Sloan for his dedicated support and enthusiasm for our study of the marine algal flora of Haida Gwaii."

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
rocks in mid- to low intertidal zone and subtidal at 6 m (Bruce & Saunders, 2016: 49). - (8 Feb 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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M.D. 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 18 September 2021.

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