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Phymatolithon compactum (Kjellman) Foslie

Publication details
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.
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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 compactum (Kjellman) Foslie

Basionym
Lithothamnion compactum Kjellman

Type information
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).

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

General environment
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.

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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 14 November 2018.

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