Ethelia mucronata K.R.Dixon 2015

Publication Details
Ethelia mucronata K.R.Dixon 2015: 1165, 1166, fig. 6, A-F

Published in: Dixon, K.R., Saunders, C.W., Schneider, C.W. & Lane, C.E. (2015). Etheliaceae fam. nov. (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta), with a clarification of the generitype of Ethelia and the addition of six novel species from warm waters. Journal of Phycology 51(6): 1158-1171.

Publication date: 2015

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ethelia is Ethelia biradiata (Weber Bosse) Weber Bosse.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Ricey Beach, Rottnes I. (32.00016°S, 115.49003°E), Western Australia; (Dixon et al. 2015: 1166) Holotype: G.W. Saunders/K. Dixon GWS025647; November 17, 2010; 2.5 m; UNB; (Dixon et al. 2015: 1166) Notes: Diagnostic DNA sequence: KT307592.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), ending in a short, sharp point.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 January 2016 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 October 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 October 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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