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Phymatolithon lusitanicum V.Peña

Publication details
Phymatolithon lusitanicum V.Peña in V.Peña et al. 2015: 450, figs 3-21

Published in: Peña, V., Pardo, C., López, L., Carro, B., Hernandez-Kantun, J., Adey, W.H., Bárbara, I., Barreiro, R. & Le Gall, L. (2015). Phymatolithon lusitanicum sp. nov. (Hapalidiales, Rhodophyta): the third most abundant maerl-forming species in the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(4): 429-459.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phymatolithon is Phymatolithon polymorphum Foslie.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to Lusitania (western Spain; modern Portugal and parts of the Spanish provinces of Estremadura and Toledo) (Lewis & Short 1890).

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

Habitat notes
Occurs subtidally as maerl at depths of 4-64 m; rarely intertidal (Peña et al., 2015: 453). - (16 Dec 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Con de Pego, Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain (42° 15. 498 N, 8° 45.087 W) (Peña et al. 2015: 452). Holotype: V. Peña, I. Bárbara & R. Barreiro; 05-iv-2011; 5 m depth. SANT-Algae 29522 (Peña et al. 2015: 452, fig. 6, table 1). Notes: Voucher: CPVP-676; GenBank accession number (COI-5P): KC861627; GenBank accession number(psbA): KC819260. Isotypes: CPVP-689 (COI-5P: KC861620; SANT-Algae 29523) and CPVP-685 (COI-5P: KC861621; SANT-Algae 29542).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Phymatolithon lusitanicum V.Peña)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Peña et al. 2015), Ireland (Peña et al. 2015, Hernández-Kantún et al. 2017), Mediterranean Sea (Peña et al. 2015 ), Portugal (Peña et al. 2015, Lugilde et al. 2016, Hernández-Kantún et al. 2017), Spain (Peña et al. 2015, Lugilde et al. 2016, Hernández-Kantún et al. 2017), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Created: 15 December 2015 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 20 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Peña, V., Pardo, C., López, L., Carro, B., Hernandez-Kantun, J., Adey, W.H., Bárbara, I., Barreiro, R. & Le Gall, L. (2015). Phymatolithon lusitanicum sp. nov. (Hapalidiales, Rhodophyta): the third most abundant maerl-forming species in the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(4): 429-459.

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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 24 September 2018.

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