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Hydrolithon farinosum var. chalicodictyum (W.R.Taylor) Serio

Publication details
Hydrolithon farinosum var. chalicodictyum (W.R.Taylor) Serio 1994: 969

Published in: Serio, D. (1994). On the structure, typology and periodism of Cystoseira spinosa Sauvageau community and of Cystoseira zosteroides C. Agardh community from eastern coast of Sicily (Mediterranean Sea). Giornale Botanico Italiano 128: 941-973, 12 figs, 6 tables.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hydrolithon is Hydrolithon reinboldii (Weber Bosse & Foslie) Foslie.

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

Basionym
Fosliella farinosa var. chalicodictya W.R.Taylor

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), mealy, covered with farina (flour-like, powdery covering) (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fosliella farinosa var. chalicodictya W.R.Taylor 1939

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by Schneider & Searles (1997: 189). - (20 Jan 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
A study of the germination disc pattern of this taxon is needed to confirm its taxonomic position (Furnari et al., 1999).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Schneider, C.W. & Searles, R.B. (1997). Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 2. Some Rhodophyta, including Polysiphonia tongatensis and a discussion on the Herposiphonia secunda/tenella complex. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 187-210, 19 figs.

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

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