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Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey 1966

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Hapalidiales
Family Hapalidiaceae
Genus Phymatolithon

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Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey
Zeeland delta, Netherlands. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey
Ireland. Bernard Picton. © Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk).

Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey
Ireland. Bernard Picton. © Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk).

Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; rocks at low water. 18 Apr 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; low intertidal rock under Fucus serratus. 04 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; rocks at low water
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey 1966: 325

Published in: Adey, W.H. (1966). The genera Lithothamnium, Leptophytum (nov. gen.) and Phymatolithon in the Gulf of Maine. Hydrobiologia 28: 321-370, 112 figs, tables I-VI.

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
Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug

Type information
Type locality: Arromanches-les-Bains, Calvados, France (Silva & al. 1996: 265). Lectotype: September 1847; LD herb. alg. Agardh 50674 (Woelkerling 1988: 219). Notes: Isolectotype CN.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melobesia lenormandii Areschoug 1852
Lithophyllum lenormandii (Areschoug) Rosanoff 1866
Lithothamnion lenormandii (Areschoug) Foslie 1895
Squamolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) Heydrich 1911

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum laeve Strömfelt 1886
Lithothamnion lenormandii f. sublaeve Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion stroemfeltii f. tenuissimum Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion lenormandii f. typicum Foslie 1895
Lithothamnion laeve f. tenuissimum (Foslie) Foslie 1898
Lithothamnion lenormandii var. sublaeve (Foslie) Batters 1902
Lithothamnion annulatum Foslie 1906
Squamolithon lenormandi f. roscoviense Heydrich 1911
Mesophyllum annulatum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970
Clathromorphum annulatum (Foslie) M.L.Mendoza 1992

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Thin, rough, lilac calcareous crust, with smooth glossy margins, sometimes scaly, firmly attached to substrate, to 600 µm thick.

Habitat
Lower intertidal rock pools and shallow subtidal, on rock, widely distributed, common.

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.

Bressan, G. & Babbini, L. (2003). Biodiversità marina delle coste Italiane: Corallinales del Mar Mediterraneo: guida all deteminazione. Biologia Marina Mediterranea 10(Suppl. 2): 1-237.

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

Klochkova N.G., Koroleva T.N., Kusidi A.E. (2009). Atlas vodorosley-makrofitov prikamchatskikh vod [Atlas of algae-macrophytes of Kamchatka waters. Red algae]. Vol. 2 pp. 301, profusely illustrated. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski: Izdaniya KamchatNIRO. [in Russian]

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.

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References
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Millson, C. & Moss, B.L. (1985). Ultrastructure of the vegetative thallus of Phymatolithon lenormandii (Aresch. in J. Ag.) Adey. Botanica Marina 28: 123-132.
Moss, B.L. & Gilchrist, C.J. (1981). Cell wall structure and pit connections in Phymatolithon lenormandii. British Phycological Journal 16: 138.

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