Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli 1855
Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägelimicroscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2006; tetrasporangia and gland cellsIgnacio Bárbara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli 1855: 66
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pterothamnion.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Conferva plumula J.Ellis
Type locality: Unlocalised, probably Sussex, England; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26) Lectotype: Ellis’s original illustration (pl. XVIII: G) (epitype) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26) Notes: Dixon (1960) considered that the type was lost. Maggs & Hommersand (1993: 26) selected as lectotype Ellis’s illustration in pl. XVIII: fig. G.
Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1946).
This is a marine species.
Created: 17 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 February 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2022