Phyllotylus siculus Kützing 1847
Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine North of Galicia, Spain, 2012
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Phyllotylus siculus Kützing 1847: 5
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: 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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Epilithic, lower littoral in pools, rarely emergent, sublittoral to 15 m; tolerant of sand cover (Dixon & Irvine 1977. - (17 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry
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.
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, -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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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.