Phymatolithon laevigatum ( )
Phymatolithon laevigatum (Foslie) Foslie Near the sill at the Dorn, Ardkeen, Co. Down. Rock pool of the low littoral, low Fucus serratus zone. J5956. Ulster Museum: F4053a. Coll. O.Morton, conf. Y.M.Chamberlain
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Phymatolithon laevigatum (Foslie) Foslie 1898: 8
Published in: Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithothamnion laevigatum Foslie
Type locality: Helgoland, Germany (Irvine & Chamberlain 1994: 215). Lectotype: P. Kuckuck; date not indicated; no habitat data on type. TRH C25-3749; designated by Adey in Adey & lebednik, 1967: 91 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 519). Notes: Paratypes: PC, Thuret-Bornet Herbarium (algal fascicle 132, filed under Phymatolithon); PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smooth and polished (Stearn 1973).
Lithothamnion laevigatum Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion emboloides Heydrich 1900
This is a marine species.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 17 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 October 2018 by Paul Gabrielson
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 March 2019.