Phyllotylus siculus Kützing 1847

Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine

Current name: Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine
microscope, Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallusIgnacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Phyllotylus siculus Kützing 1847: 5

Type Species
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 Information
Type locality: Sicily, Italy; (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 225) Lectotype: L; 941.183.58 (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 225) Notes: See also Guiry & Irvine (1976: 284).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of Sicily (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 May 2010

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 May 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 February 2024

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