Ptilothamnion pluma (Dillwyn) Thuret 1863
Ptilothamnion pluma (Dillwyn) Thuret 1863: 118
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ptilothamnion.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Conferva pluma Dillwyn
Type locality: Bantry Bay, Ireland; (Silva & al. 1996: 423) Lectotype: Miss Ellen Hutchins; BM-K; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), the downy part of a feather, a small soft feather (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
This is a marine species.
Created: 17 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 February 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022