Phyllophora palmettoides J.Agardh 1849

Publication Details
Phyllophora palmettoides J.Agardh 1849: 144

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1849). Algolosgiska bidrag. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 6: 79-89.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllophora is Phyllophora rubens (Linnaeus) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine.

Type Information
Type locality: "Hab ad littora Europae superioris." [Northern Europe]; (Agardh 1849: 88) Lectotype: BM; (Newroth & Taylor 1971) Notes: Newroth & Taylor (1971: 95) note that the specimen designated by Mrs L.M. Irvine as the 'holotype' of Fucus membranifolius var. roseus Turner and hence of P. palmettoides J. Agardh, is clearly the specimen illustrated by Turner (1809, Tab. 74, fig. m).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 August 2015

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