Pterothamnion antarcticum (Kylin) R.L.Moe & P.C.Silva 1980

Publication Details
Pterothamnion antarcticum (Kylin) R.L.Moe & P.C.Silva 1980: 12

Published in: Moe, R.L. & Silva, P.C. (1980). Morphological and taxonomic studies on Antarctic Ceramiaceae (Rhodophyceae). II. Pterothamnion antarcticum (Kylin) comb. nov. (Antithamnion antarcticum Kylin). British Phycological Journal 15: 1-17.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterothamnion is Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli.

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

Antithamnion antarcticum Kylin

Type Information
Type locality: Graham Land [Station 95, North of Astrolabe Island, South Shetland Islands]; (Athanasiadis 1996: 73) Lectotype: on Delisea pulchra or Pteronia; GB; (Athanasiadis 1996: 73) Notes: Lectotype selected by Athanasiadis (1996: 73).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 October 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 October 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 August 2022

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