Phymatolithon calcareum f. squarrulosum ( ) Benhissoune, , Perret- & , nom. inval.
Phymatolithon calcareum f. squarrulosum (Foslie) Benhissoune, Boudouresque, Perret-Boudouresque & Verlaque 2002: 396, 407, nom. inval.
Published in: Benhissoune, S., Boudouresque, C.-F., Perret-Boudouresque, M. & Verlaque, M. (2002). A checklist of the seaweeds of the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of Morocco. III. Rhodophyceae (Excluding Ceramiales). Botanica Marina 45: 391-412.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine
Lithothamnion squarrulosum Foslie
Type locality: Cumbrae, Scotland (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 392). Lectotype: E.A.L.Batters; viii.1891; no habitat data on type. TRH C1-2918 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 392). Notes: Also lectotype of Lithothamnion corallioides f. australis Foslie, 1895.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), chalky, limy (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
INA: invalid: basionym not cited; cites Lithothamnion calcareum f. squarrulosum Foslie 1904. - (8 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry
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
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 12 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2020.