Psilothallia dentata (Okamura) Kylin 1956

Ptilota dentata Okamura

Current name: Ptilota dentata Okamura
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba UniversityHideki Haga (

Publication Details
Psilothallia dentata (Okamura) Kylin 1956: 395

Published in: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Psilothallia is Psilothallia striata (Harvey) F.Schmitz.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ptilota dentata Okamura.

Ptilota dentata Okamura

Type Information
Type locality: Japan; Type: SAP; herb. Okamura (Yoshida 1998: 924)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 February 2017

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