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Kylinia scapae Lyle 1929

Publication details
Kylinia scapae Lyle 1929: 245

Published in: Lyle, L (1929). Marine algae of some German warships in Scapa Flow and of the neighboring shores. Journal of the Linnean Society of London Botany 48: 231-257.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Kylinia is Kylinia rosulata Rosenvinge.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium scapae (Lyle) Papenfuss

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, Scotland.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Scapa Flow, Orkeny Islands, scotland (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 113). Lectotype: BM Sliude 3713 (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 113).

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
Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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