Phymatolithon evanescens ( )
Phymatolithon evanescens (Foslie) Foslie 1905: 92
Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). Remarks on northern lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(3): 1-138.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Clathromorphum circumscriptum (Strömfelt) Foslie
Lithothamnion evanescens Foslie
Type locality: Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 495). Holotype: F.S. Collins collection C; iv.1889; just below low water mark. TRH C21-3518 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 495).
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), vanishing, passing away, quickly disappearing or fadin, lasing only a short time (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: Athanasiadis (2016: 242, foot note 5) "Apparently not accepted but proposed in anticipation and hence invalid ([Melbourne ICN] Art.36.1 )." - (3 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 22 April 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 April 2019.