Euthora timburtonii

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Taxonavigation: Gigartinales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Gigartinales

Familia: Kallymeniaceae
Genus: Euthora
Species: Euthora timburtonii


Euthora timburtonii B.E.Clarkston & G.W.Saunders, 2010

  • Type locality: Wizard Islets (Lat: 48.85838°N, Long: 125.15888°W), Bamfield, British Columbia, Canada. Holotype: B.E. Clarkston & S. Toews; 3 June 2008; subtidal at 40 ft. on worm tube. NBW GWS010572.
  • Named for Tim Burton, "because the alga and its common substrate (polychaete worm tube) together resemble a macabre flower in the style of T. Burton’s artistic contributions."


  • Clarkston, B.E. & Saunders, G.W. 2010. A comparison of two DNA barcode markers for species discrimination in the red algal family Kallymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Florideophyceae), with a description of Euthora timburtonii sp. nov. Botany 88: 119–131. doi: 10.1139/B09-101 Reference page. : 121, figs 3–9
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. Euthora timburtonii. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 31 January 2018.