Ptilothamnion pluma (Dillwyn) Thuret 1863

Publication Details
Ptilothamnion pluma (Dillwyn) Thuret 1863: 118

Published in: Le Jolis, A. (1863). Liste des algues marines de Cherbourg. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 10: 5-168, pls I-IV.

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Type Species
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 Information
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).

General Environment
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.; searched on 11 August 2022

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