Phymatolithon muricatum Foslie 1906: 19
Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Den botaniske samling [The botanical collection]. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Aarsberetning 1905: 17-24.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Crusticorallina muricata (Foslie) P.W.Gabrielson, Martone, K.R.Hind & C.P.Jensen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered wiith short, hard points.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Botany Beach, near Port Renfrew, Vancouver I., BC, Canada (Hind et al. 2016: 934). Type: K. Yendo; 6.vii.1901; TRH (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Lectotype: UC 341316 (specimen D), Yendo, June 1901 (Steneck & Paine, 1986: 224, figs 5, 8).
Source of current name
Hind, K.R., Gabrielsen, P.W., Jensen, C.P. & Martone, P.T. (2016). Crusticorallina gen. nov., a nongeniculate genus in the subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 52(6): 929-941.
Mason, L.R. (1953). The crustaceous coralline algae of the Pacific coast of the United States, Canada and Alaska. University of California Publications in Botany 26: 313-389, Plates 27-46.
Steneck, R.S. & Paine, R.T. (1986). Ecological and taxonomic studies of shallow-water encrusting Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta) of the boreal northeastern Pacific. Phycologia 25(2): 221-240.
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