Phymatolithon bisporum ( ) Afonso-Carrillo
Phymatolithon bisporum (Foslie) Afonso-Carrillo 1984: 134
Published in: Afonso-Carrillo, J. (1984). Estudios en las algas Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta) de las Islas Canarias. II. Notas taxonomicas. Vieraea 13: 127-144.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptophytum bisporum (Foslie) W.H.Adey
Lithothamnion bisporum Foslie
Type locality: Puerto Orotava [Puerto de la Cruz], Tenerife, Canary Islands (Woelkerling 1998: 331). Holotype: C. Sauvageau; Dec. 1904 - Feb. 1905; PC unnumbered, Sauvageau Herbarium (box collection) (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 237). Notes: Also holotype fragments at TRH B2-1680 (includes slides 1058 and 1059) (Woelkering et al. 2005: 237).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to John et al. (2003), this is an accepted species. John et al. (2004) cite Leptophytum bisporum (Foslie) W.H. Adey, Lithophyllum bisporum Foslie and Lithothamnion bisporum Foslie as synonyms of this species.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phymatolithon bisporum (Foslie) Afonso-Carrillo)
Europe: France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007).
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Lawson et al. 1995, Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Cape Verde Islands (John et al. 2004, Prud'homme van Reine, Haroun & Kostermans 2005).
Created: 12 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 May 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 23 January 2019.