Phyllophora rubens ( )
Phycodrys rubens (Linnaeus) Batters Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo, Ireland
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Phyllophora rubens (Linnaeus) Greville 1830: lvi, 135
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllophora.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phycodrys rubens (Linnaeus) Batters
Fucus rubens Linnaeus
Type locality: unlocalised ("in Oceano") (Athanasiadis 1996: 114). Holotype: undated; L 910.128.1044 Notes: Dixon, 1964, fig. 1
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), reddish (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phyllophora rubens (Linnaeus) Greville)
Europe: Channel Islands (Dixon 1961), Ireland (Cotton 1912), Spain (Sauvageau 1897, Miranda 1931, Bellón 1942, Fischer-Piette, C. & Seoane-Camba, J. (1962), Seoane-Camba 1965, Conde Poyales & Seoane Camba 1982), Sweden (Kylin 1907), Turkey (Europe) (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).
Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).
Source of current name
Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.
Created: 14 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 10 December 2018.