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Phyllotylus siculus Kützing 1847

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Phyllophoraceae
Genus Phyllotylus

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Phyllotylus siculus Kützing
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 20 May 2016. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Phyllotylus siculus Kützing
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phyllotylus siculus Kützing
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phyllotylus siculus Kützing
North of Spain, 2009. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phyllotylus siculus Kützing
North of Spain, 2009. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phyllotylus siculus Kützing
North of Spain, 2009. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phyllotylus siculus Kützing
North of Spain, 2009. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phyllotylus siculus Kützing
Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phyllotylus siculus Kützing
microscope, Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Phyllotylus siculus Kützing
microscope, Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine North of Galicia, Spain, 2012
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

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).

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

Habitat notes
Epilithic, lower littoral in pools, rarely emergent, sublittoral to 15 m; tolerant of sand cover (Dixon & Irvine 1977. - (17 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Guiry, M.D. & Irvine, L.M. (1976). A first record of the red alga Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) comb. nov. (P. palmettoides J. Agardh) from Ireland. Irish Naturalists' Journal 18: 284.

Key references
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 May 2010 by G.M. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.

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