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Published: 2022-11-23

Description of the new species Kittonia kempii (Biddulphiales: Kittoniaceae) with comments on Kittonia hannai P. Lefébure & Chenevière and Kittonia gigantea (Greville) De Toni

Department of Life Sciences, the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
Department of Life Sciences, the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
Cretaceous taxonomy revisions types Algae

Abstract

The new Cretaceous species Kittonia kempii (Biddulphiales: Kittoniaceae) is described and accompanied with a revised and detailed description of the only other Cretaceous species of Kittonia, Kittonia hannai P. Leféb. & Chenev. Addtionally, further details are provided on the type material of Kittonia gigantea (Greville) De Toni and some notes on the relationships of the genus.

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