Prionitis lanceolata (Harvey) Harvey 1853

Prionitis lanceolata (Harvey) Harvey

Prionitis lanceolata (Harvey) HarveyCape Beale, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, CanadaCoastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication Details
Prionitis lanceolata (Harvey) Harvey 1853: 197, pl. 27: fig. A

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prionitis is Prionitis ligulata J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Gelidium lanceolatum Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: California; (Harvey 1833: 164) Notes: Silva (1979: 320) gives Monterey Bay, California, as the type locality.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), lance-shaped.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 January 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 January 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

 
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