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Pneophyllum limitatum (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain

Publication details
Pneophyllum limitatum (Foslie) Y.M.Chamberlain 1983: 376, figs 38-42

Published in: Chamberlain, Y.M. (1983). Studies in the Corallinaceae with special reference to Fosliella and Pneophyllum in the British Isles. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 11: 291-463, 89 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pneophyllum is Pneophyllum fragile Kützing.

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

Basionym
Melobesia lejolisii f. limitata Foslie

Type information
Lectotype locality: Lendrup Røn, Limfjorden, Denmark (Veiga, A.J., J. Cremades & I. Bárbara (1997): 133). Lectotype: L.K. Rosenvinge no. 3807; 22 August 1892; "paa luftbl. og løvet af [= on air bubbles and leaves of]Fucus vesiculosus". TRH A15-964 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 133). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Chamberlain (1983: 376) and Rosenvinge (1909: 27) for further information regarding the lectotype locality of this species.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melobesia lejolisii f. limitata Foslie 1905
Melobesia limitata (Foslie) Rosenvinge 1917
Fosliella limitata (Foslie) Ganesan 1963
Heteroderma limitata (Foslie) Adey 1970

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

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