Phymatolithon compactum ( )
Phymatolithon compactum (Kjellman) Foslie 1905: 88
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 compactum (Kjellman) Foslie
Lithothamnion compactum Kjellman
Type locality: Karmakul Bay, Novaya Zemlya (Yoshida 1998: 551). Lectotype: Kjellman; 26.vi.1875; no habitat data on type. TRH C20-3470 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 485). Notes: fide Woelkerling 1988: 161.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), compact (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1898). Systematical survey of the Lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(2): 1-7.
Created: 22 April 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 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 10 December 2018.