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Phyllitis caespitosa Le Jolis

Publication details
Phyllitis caespitosa Le Jolis 1863: 68

Published in: Le Jolis, A. (1863). Liste des algues marines de Cherbourg. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 10: 5-168, pls I-IV.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Phyllitis is Phyllitis fascia (O.F.Müller) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Petalonia fascia (O.F.Müller) Kuntze

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 April 2019.

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