Pterothamnion pectinatum (Kylin) Athanasiadis & Kraft 1994
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.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Platythamnion pectinatum Kylin
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).
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