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Phymatolithon rugulosum Adey

Publication details
Phymatolithon rugulosum Adey 1964: 381, figs 15-20, 27-29, 35-36, 39-44, 51-64

Published in: Adey, W.H. (1964). The genus Phymatolithon in the Gulf of Maine. Hydrobiologia 24, Fasc 2: 377-420, 64 figs.

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 Phymatolithon lamii (Me.Lemoine) Y.M.Chamberlain

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Peña et al. (2015: 4556) do not agree with this synonimization but further study required. - (16 Dec 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Maine: southwest Merchant Island, East Penobscot Bay (3-5 m) (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phymatolithon rugulosum Adey)
Europe: Ireland (Guiry 1978, Morton & Chamberlain 1985).

Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972, Nash & Adey 2017 ).

North America: Maine (Adey 1964, Nash & Adey 2017 ), New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1994).

Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Key references
Chamberlain, Y.M. (1991). Observations on Phymatolithon lamii (Lemoine) Y. Chamberlain comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in the British Isles with an assessment of its relationship to P. rugulosum, Lithophyllum lamii and L. melobesioides. British Phycological Journal 26(3): 219-233.

Created: 10 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Chamberlain, Y.M. (1991). Observations on Phymatolithon lamii (Lemoine) Y. Chamberlain comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in the British Isles with an assessment of its relationship to P. rugulosum, Lithophyllum lamii and L. melobesioides. British Phycological Journal 26(3): 219-233.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.

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