Crusticorallina muricata ( ) P.W. , Martone, K.R.Hind & C.P.Jensen
Crusticorallina muricata (Foslie) P.W.Gabrielson, Martone, K.R.Hind & C.P.Jensen in Hind et al. 2016: 934
Published in: Hind, K.R., Gabrielsen, P.W., Jensen, C.P. & Martone, P.T. (2016). Crusticorallina gen. nov., a nongeniculate genus in the subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 52(6): 929-941.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Phymatolithon muricatum Foslie
Type locality: Botany Beach, near Port Renfrew, Vancouver I., BC, Canada (Hind et al. 2016: 934). Type: K. Yendo; 6.vii.1901; TRH (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Lectotype: UC 341316 (specimen D), Yendo, June 1901 (Steneck & Paine, 1986: 224, figs 5, 8).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered wiith short, hard points.
Phymatolithon muricatum Foslie 1906
Lithothamnion muricatum (Foslie) De Toni 1924
Pseudolithophyllum muricatum (Foslie) Steneck & R.T.Paine 1986
Lithophyllum lichenare L.R.Mason 1953
epilithic, common on bedrock and overgrowing other encrusting corallines or kelp holdfasts; rarely on cobble or epizoic; common in mid- to low intertidal zones and in pools and subtidal to 14 m depth on exposed shores and in more protected waters in the Salish Sea (Hind et al., 2016). - (30 Jan 2017) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 22 January 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 23 January 2017 by Paul Gabrielson
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.