Phymatolithon compactum ( )
Phymatolithon compactum (Kjellman) Foslie 1905: 88
Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). Remarks on northern lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(3): 1-138.
Publication date: between 25.viii.1905 and 30.iv.1906
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Clathromorphum compactum (Kjellman) Foslie
Lithothamnion compactum Kjellman
Type locality: Karmakul Bay, Novaya Zemlya (Yoshida 1998: 551). Lectotype: Kjellman; 26.vi.1875; no habitat data on type. TRH C20-3470 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 485). Notes: fide Woelkerling 1988: 161.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), compact (Stearn 1973).
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
Foslie, M. (1898). Systematical survey of the Lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(2): 1-7.
Created: 22 April 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2019.