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Phymatolithon lamii (Me.Lemoine) Y.M.Chamberlain

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithothamniaceae
Tribe Phymatolitheae
Genus Phymatolithon

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Phymatolithon lamii (Me.Lemoine) Y.M.Chamberlain
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; low intertidal rock. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Phymatolithon lamii (Me.Lemoine) Y.M.Chamberlain Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; low intertidal rock
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Phymatolithon lamii (Me.Lemoine) Y.M.Chamberlain 1991: 224

Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. (1991). Observations on Phymatolithon lamii (Lemoine) Y. Chamberlain comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in the British Isles with an assessment of its relationship to P. rugulosum, Lithophyllum lamii and L. melobesioides. British Phycological Journal 26(3): 219-233.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phymatolithon is Phymatolithon polymorphum Foslie.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithophyllum lamii Me.Lemoine

Type information
Lectotype locality: St Servan, Pointe de Cancaval, Rance, France (Chamberlain 1991: 219). Lectotype (Chamberlain 1991, figs 1, 3 (photographs)): R. Lami, no. 30; 1930; dredged from 8 m. PC (Chamberlain 1991: 219, 220). Notes: Woelkerling (1998:315): no. 26, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); designated by Chamberlain, 1991: 219, 220. Isolectotypes: PC, no. 21, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); PC, no. 11, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum lamii Me.Lemoine 1931

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum melobesioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan ex Me.Lemoine 1953

Nomenclatural notes
Lithothamnion compactum sensu Cotton (1912: 1497, Clew Bay, Ireland); Lemoine (1913: 125). See Athanasiadis (2016: 244). - (2 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Distributional notes
Found to 90 m off the coast of Scotland (Clokie et al., 1981)

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Seaweeds of the British Isles, 1 (2B). Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. pp. vii + 276. London: HMSO.

Kaleb, S., Falace, A. & Woelkerling, W. (2012). Phymatolithon lamii (Hapalidiaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta): a first report for the Mediterranean Sea. Botanica Marina 55(4): 377-385.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

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.

Peña, V., Pardo, C., López, L., Carro, B., Hernandez-Kantun, J., Adey, W.H., Bárbara, I., Barreiro, R. & Le Gall, L. (2015). Phymatolithon lusitanicum sp. nov. (Hapalidiales, Rhodophyta): the third most abundant maerl-forming species in the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(4): 429-459.

Created: 17 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Chamberlain, Y.M. (1991). Observations on Phymatolithon lamii (Lemoine) Y. Chamberlain comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in the British Isles with an assessment of its relationship to P. rugulosum, Lithophyllum lamii and L. melobesioides. British Phycological Journal 26(3): 219-233.
Kaleb, S., Falace, A. & Woelkerling, W. (2012). Phymatolithon lamii (Hapalidiaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta): a first report for the Mediterranean Sea. Botanica Marina 55(4): 377-385.

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