Hydrolithon farinosum var. chalicodictyum (W.R.Taylor) Serio
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.
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), mealy, covered with farina (flour-like, powdery covering) (Stearn 1973).
Fosliella farinosa var. chalicodictya W.R.Taylor 1939
Combination also proposed by Schneider & Searles (1997: 189). - (20 Jan 2018) - M.D. Guiry
A study of the germination disc pattern of this taxon is needed to confirm its taxonomic position (Furnari et al., 1999).
This is a marine species.
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1984).
(as Hydrolithon farinosum var. chalicodictyum (W.R.Taylor) Serio)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Babbini & Bressan 1997), Corsica (Babbini & Bressan 1997), France (Babbini & Bressan 1997, Anon. 2017), Greece (Tsirika & Haritonidis 2005), Italy (Cecere et al. 1996, Babbini & Bressan 1997, Babbini & Bressan 1997, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003, Serio et al 2006), Malta (Cormaci et al. 1997), Spain (Morais e Silva, Lavelli & Rull Lluch 2008), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
South America: Colombia (Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003).
South-west Asia: Cyprus (Tsiamis et al. 2014).
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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