Squamolithon lenormandii ( )
Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) Adey Zeeland delta, Netherlands
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Squamolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) Heydrich 1911: 32
Published in: Heydrich, F. (1911). Die Lithothamnien von Roscoff. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 29: 26-32, 1 plate.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Squamolithon.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) Adey
Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: nominal variety requires autonymic epithet. %u201CArt. 24.3. Infraspecific names with final epithets such as genuinus, originalis, originarius, typicus, verus, and veridicus, purporting to indicate the taxon containing the type of the name of the next higher-ranked taxon, are not validly published unless they are autonyms (Art. 26)" [Melbourne Code]. - (2 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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: 22 July 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 17 October 2018.