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Crusticorallina muricata (Foslie) P.W.Gabrielson, Martone, K.R.Hind & C.P.Jensen

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Crusticorallina is Crusticorallina painei P.W.Gabrielson, K.R.Hind, G.W.Saunders, Martone & C.P.Jensen.

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

Basionym
Phymatolithon muricatum Foslie

Type information
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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phymatolithon muricatum Foslie 1906
Lithothamnion muricatum (Foslie) De Toni 1924
Pseudolithophyllum muricatum (Foslie) Steneck & R.T.Paine 1986

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum lichenare L.R.Mason 1953

Habitat notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 22 September 2018.

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