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Mesophyllum vancouveriense (Foslie) Steneck & R.T.Paine

Publication details
Mesophyllum vancouveriense (Foslie) Steneck & R.T.Paine 1986: 233

Published in: Steneck, R.S. & Paine, R.T. (1986). Ecological and taxonomic studies of shallow-water encrusting Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta) of the boreal northeastern Pacific. Phycologia 25(2): 221-240.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Mesophyllum is Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithophyllum vancouveriense Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Port Renfrew (Port San Juan), Vancouver Island (Athanasiadis, Lebednik & Adey 2004: 132). Lectotype: Yendo; June-July 1901; TRH unnumbered (Athanasiadis, Lebednik & Adey 2004: 132). Notes: Lectotype: Fig. 20B, Figs 26-28; designated by Athanasiadis et al. (2004). Paratype: UC 397503.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum vancouveriense Foslie 1906

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion phymatodeum f. aquilonium Foslie 1907

Habitat notes
Epiphytic on Laminaria holdfasts and coralline algae, on limpets and on rocks in the littoral zone (Athanasiadis et al. 2004). - (28 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A., Lebednik, P. & Adey, W.H. (2004). The genus Mesophyllum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the northern Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 43: 126-165.

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.

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