Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; rocks at low water
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Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug 1852: 514
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1852). Ordo XII. Corallineae. In: Species genera et ordines algarum....Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. (Agardh, J.G. Eds), pp. 506-576. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey
Named for Sébastien René Lenormand (1796-1871), French lawyer and phycologist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Arromanches-les-Bains, Calvados, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 265). Lectotype: September 1847; LD herb. alg. Agardh 50674 (Woelkerling 1988: 219). Notes: Isolectotype CN.
Source of current name
Adey, W.H. (1966). The genera Lithothamnium, Leptophytum (nov. gen.) and Phymatolithon in the Gulf of Maine. Hydrobiologia 28: 321-370, 112 figs, tables I-VI.
Created: 19 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 16 November 2018.