Phyllotylus palmettoides (J.Agardh) Thuret 1863
Phyllotylus palmettoides (J.Agardh) Thuret 1863: 128
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllotylus is Phyllotylus membranifolius (Goodenough & Woodward) Kützing.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine.
Type locality: "Hab ad littora Europae superioris." [Northern Europe]; (Agardh 1849: 88) Lectotype: BM; (Newroth & Taylor 1971) Notes: Newroth & Taylor (1971: 95) note that the specimen designated by Mrs L.M. Irvine as the 'holotype' of Fucus membranifolius var. roseus Turner and hence of P. palmettoides J. Agardh, is clearly the specimen illustrated by Turner (1809, Tab. 74, fig. m).
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 05 January 2011
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 January 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 February 2023