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Psilophycus alveatus (Turner) W.A.Nelson, Leister & Hommersand

Publication details
Psilophycus alveatus (Turner) W.A.Nelson, Leister & Hommersand 2011: 221, 223

Published in: Nelson, W.A., Leister, G.L. & Hommersand, M.H. (2011). Psilophycus alveatus gen. et comb. nov., a basal taxon in the Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta) from New Zealand. Phycologia 50(3): 219-231.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Psilophycus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus alveatus Turner

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand (Turner 1811-1819: 100). Attempted lectotype: Joseph Banks; BM BM000610969 (Nelson et al. 2011: 223, fig. 2). Notes: Attempted lectotype sheet is of two cystocarpic plants on the same sheet. Isolectotypes: BM (without barcodes); TCD (barcode TCD0012848); Agardh Herbarium (LD 23721). According to INA, "attempted lectotypification by Nelson et al., 2011 failed to satisfy requirements of Art. 7.11 of ICBN". This is because the phrase "here designated" or "hic designatus" was not included. Corrigendum: Nelson et al. (2012: 118) render the lectotypification effective by adding the words, "designated herein".

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus alveatus Turner 1819
Sphaerococcus alveatus (Turner) C.Agardh 1822
Chondrus alveatus (Turner) Greville ex J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845
Mastocarpus alveatus (Turner) K├╝tzing 1849
Gigartina alveata (Turner) J.Agardh 1851

Habitat notes
Forms a conspicuous band on rocky outcrops on open sandy beaches, in the mid-intertidal zone; associated with barnacles and Pachymenia lusoria (Nelson et al. 2011). - (24 May 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Created: 24 May 2011 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 18 December 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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Nelson, W.A., Leister, G.L. & Hommersand, M.H. (2011). Psilophycus alveatus gen. et comb. nov., a basal taxon in the Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta) from New Zealand. Phycologia 50(3): 219-231.

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