Pterothamnion pectinatum (Kylin) Athanasiadis & Kraft 1994

Publication Details
Pterothamnion pectinatum (Kylin) Athanasiadis & Kraft 1994: 130

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Description of Pterothamnion squarrulosum (Harvey) comb. nov. from south-eastern Australia and southern New Zealand, with a taxonomic re-assessment of the genera Pterothamnion, Platythamnion and Glandothamnus (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 29: 119-133, 27 figs, 1 table.

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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.

Basionym
Platythamnion pectinatum Kylin

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Friday Harbor, Washington, U.S.A.; (Athanasiadis 1996: 61) Lectotype: H. Kylin; July 1922; dredged at 5-10 fathoms; GB; sine numero (Athanasiadis 1996: 61) Notes: Athanasiadis (1996: 61) has selected Friday Harbor as the type locality from amongst the syntype localities.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 07 October 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 October 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 December 2022

 
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