Exilicrusta parva Y.M.Chamberlain
Exilicrusta parva Y.M.Chamberlain 1992: 186, figs 1-12
Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Melobesioideae Bizzozero. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta Part 2B Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 159-234. London: HMSO.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Exilicrusta.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), little, small, puny (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Princess’s Shoal, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 162). Holotype: S. West & N. Thomas; 15 May 1984; On a stone at 11 m depth. BM YMC 84/212 (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 162).
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
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Chamberlain, Y.M. (1992). Observations on two melobesioid crustose coralline red algal species from the British Isles - Exilicrusta parva, a new genus and species, and Lithothamnion sonderi Hauck. British Phycological Journal 27: 185-201.
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