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Phymatolithon polymorphum f. battersii (Foslie) Heydrich

Publication details
Phymatolithon polymorphum f. battersii (Foslie) Heydrich 1911: 27

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1911). Die Lithothamnien von Roscoff. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 29: 26-32, 1 plate.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phymatolithon is Phymatolithon polymorphum Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithothamnion glaciale Kjellman

Lithothamnion battersii Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Cumbrae, Scotland (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 430). Holotype: E.A.L.Batters; viii. 1891; collection depth: 7 fathoms; viii. 1891. TRH C10-3098 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 429). Notes: "Flagged as the type of L. battersii but listed under L. granii in Adey & Lebednik 1967: 78, who mistakenly place the collection locality in the 'Republic of Ireland' and list the collector as ‘Batlers’]..." (Woelkering et al. 2005: 430).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 24 March 2019.

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