Lithophyllum muricatum ( ) 1908
Lithophyllum muricatum (Foslie) Foslie 1908: 18
Published in: Foslie, M. (1908). Algologiske notiser V. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1908(7): 1-20.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Crusticorallina muricata (Foslie) P.W.Gabrielson, Martone, K.R.Hind & C.P.Jensen
Phymatolithon muricatum Foslie
Type locality: Botany Beach, near Port Renfrew, Vancouver I., BC, Canada (Hind et al. 2016: 934). Type: K. Yendo; 6.vii.1901; TRH (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Lectotype: UC 341316 (specimen D), Yendo, June 1901 (Steneck & Paine, 1986: 224, figs 5, 8).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered wiith short, hard points.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Hind, K.R., Gabrielsen, P.W., Jensen, C.P. & Martone, P.T. (2016). Crusticorallina gen. nov., a nongeniculate genus in the subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 52(6): 929-941.
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