Phymatolithon calcareum f. compressum (M'Calla ex ) Benhissoune, , Perret- & , nom. inval.
Phymatolithon calcareum f. compressum (M'Calla ex Harvey) Benhissoune, Boudouresque, Perret-Boudouresque & Verlaque 2002: 407, nom. inval.
Published in: Benhissoune, S., Boudouresque, C.-F. & Verlaque, M. (2002). A checklist of the seaweeds of the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of Morocco. II. Phaeophyceae. Botanica Marina 45: 217-230.
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
Type locality: probably Roundstone Bay, Ireland. Notes: Type seeminly not designated, but type material of McCalla may be in TCD or DBN (Stafleu & Cowan 1981: 212; Woelkering et al. 2005: 395). Harvey's coralline algae may have not survived.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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: 27 September 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 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 23 September 2018.