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Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich, nom. inval.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Mastophoroideae
Genus Paraspora

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Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich
upper subtidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich
upper subtidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich
Roundstone, Co. Galway; with Butterfish (Pholis gunnellus). 24 Oct 2010. Louise Scally. © Louise Scally (lscally@biodiversityresearch.ie).

Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich
Trá an Dóiín, an Cheathrú Rua, Connemara; coral strand. 05 May 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich
Iles de Glenán, Brittany, France; collection of maerl for agricultural purposes. 10 Jun 1972. Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk). © Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk).

Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich
Iles de Glenán, Brittany, France; collection of maerl for agricultural purposes. 10 Jun 1972. Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk). © Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk).

Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich
Iles de Glenán, Brittany, France; collection of maerl for agricultural purposes. 10 Jun 1972. Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk). © Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk).

Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich
Iles de Glenán, Brittany, France; collection of maerl for agricultural purposes. Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk). © Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk).

Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich
Iles de Glenán, Brittany, France; collection of maerl for agricultural purposes. 10 Jun 1972. Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk). © Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk).

Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich
Iles de Glenán, Brittany, France; colelction of maerl for agricultural purposes. 10 Jun 1972. Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk). © Gerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk).

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Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine Trá an Dóilín, an Cheathrú Rua, Conemara; cast fragments on a coral strand (beach)
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich 1908: 55, nom. inval.

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1908). Das Melobesien genus Paraspora. Mittheilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel 19(1): 51-68, 1 plate.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Paraspora is Paraspora fruticulosa (Kützing) Heydrich.

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

Basionym
Millepora calcarea Pallas

Type information
Neotype locality: Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall, England (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 212). Neotype: W.F. Farnham; 11.xii.1983; subtidal. BM Box 1626 (Chamberlain & Irvine 1994: 212). Notes: Chamberlain & Irvine (1994) recommend consulting Woelkerling & Irvine (1986a: figs 1,15) for more information on the neotype of this species. Isoneotypes: BM, LTB

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Athanasiadis (2016: 241): "Paraspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrlch (1908: 55), comb.inval. (Art.36.1)." Art 36.1 [Melbourne Code]: "36.1. A name is not validly published (a) when it is not accepted by the author in the original publication; (b) when it is merely proposed in anticipation of the future acceptance of the taxon concerned, or of a particular circumscription, position, or rank of the taxon (so-called provisional name); (c) when it is merely cited as a synonym; or (d) by the mere mention of the subordinate taxa included in the taxon concerned. Art. 36.1(a) does not apply to names published with a question mark or other indication of taxonomic doubt, yet accepted by their author." - (2 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. & Irvine, L.M. (1986). The typification and status of Phymatolithon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). British Phycological Journal 21: 55-80, 18 figs.

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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.

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