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Phymatolithon evanescens (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phymatolithon is Phymatolithon polymorphum Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Clathromorphum circumscriptum (Strömfelt) Foslie

Basionym
Lithothamnion evanescens Foslie

Type information
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).

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

Nomenclatural notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2018.

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