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Phymatolithon calcareum f. squarrulosum (Foslie) Benhissoune, Boudouresque, Perret-Boudouresque & Verlaque, nom. inval.

Publication details
Phymatolithon calcareum f. squarrulosum (Foslie) Benhissoune, Boudouresque, Perret-Boudouresque & Verlaque 2002: 396, 407, nom. inval.

Published in: Benhissoune, S., Boudouresque, C.-F., Perret-Boudouresque, M. & Verlaque, M. (2002). A checklist of the seaweeds of the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of Morocco. III. Rhodophyceae (Excluding Ceramiales). Botanica Marina 45: 391-412.
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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 Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine

Basionym
Lithothamnion squarrulosum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Cumbrae, Scotland (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 392). Lectotype: E.A.L.Batters; viii.1891; no habitat data on type. TRH C1-2918 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 392). Notes: Also lectotype of Lithothamnion corallioides f. australis Foslie, 1895.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
INA: invalid: basionym not cited; cites Lithothamnion calcareum f. squarrulosum Foslie 1904. - (8 May 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.

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