Phyllotylus palmettoides (J. )
Phyllotylus palmettoides (J.Agardh) Thuret in Le Jolis 1863: 128
Published in: Le Jolis, A. (1863). Liste des algues marines de Cherbourg. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 10: 5-168, pls I-IV.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllotylus is Phyllotylus membranifolius (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine
Phyllophora palmettoides J.Agardh
Type locality: "Hab ad littora Europae superioris." [Northern Europe] (Agardh 1849: 88). Lectotype: BM (Newroth & Taylor 1971 Notes: Newroth & Taylor (1971: 95) note that the specimen designated by Mrs L.M. Irvine as the 'holotype' of Fucus membranifolius var. roseus Turner and hence of P. palmettoides J. Agardh, is clearly the specimen illustrated by Turner (1809, Tab. 74, fig. m).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Guiry, M.D. & Irvine, L.M. (1976). A first record of the red alga Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) comb. nov. (P. palmettoides J. Agardh) from Ireland. Irish Naturalists' Journal 18: 284.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 March 2019.