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Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Genus Pseudolithophyllum

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Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine
subtidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine
subtidal with Saccorhiza polyschides, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine
subtidal with Zanardinia typus, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine
subtidal, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine
subtidal, Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine
subtidal with Mesophyllum lichenoides, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine
with tetrasporagia, Peinzás, North of Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine
subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine
subtidal with Mesophyllum lichenoides, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza subtidal with Saccorhiza polyschides, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2016
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Me.Lemoine 1924: 122

Published in: Lemoine, Mme P. [=M.] (1924). Corallinacées recueillies par dragages en Méditerranée (croisière du Pourquoi pas? en 1923). Bulletin du Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Marseille 30: 402-405.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pseudolithophyllum is Pseudolithophyllum fuegianum (Heydrich) M.L.Mendoza & Cabioch.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza

Basionym
Lithophyllum expansum Philippi

Type information
Type locality: Sicily (Athanasiadis & Neto 2010: 334). Lectotype: L 943.7-84 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 200). Notes: According to INA and Cabioch & Mendoza (2003), the type locality is not given. Woelkerling (1983: 307, fig. 4) designates the original collection of L expansum, consisting of two pieces of thallus, as the lectotype. Athanasiadis & Neto select the larger specimen.

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Cabioch, J. & Mendoza, M.L. (2003). Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) comb. nov. (Corallinales, Rhodophytes), et mise au point sur led Mesophyllum des mers d'Europe. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 44: 257-273.

Created: 15 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Furnari, F., Cormaci, M. & Alongi, G. (1996). Lithophyllum frondosum (Dufour) comb. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta): the species to which Mediterranean 'Pseudolithophyllum expansum' should be referred. European Journal of Phycology 31: 117-122, 11 figs, 2 tables.
Lemoine, M. (1965). Pseudolithophyllum expansum (Philippi) Lemoine existe-t-il dans la Manche?. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 8: 46-49.

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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 25 May 2019.

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