Haliptilon squamatum ( ) H.W. , L.M.Irvine & A.Webster
Jania squamata (Linnaeus) J.H.Kim, Guiry & H.-G.Choi Black Hd., Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rock pools
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Haliptilon squamatum (Linnaeus) H.W.Johansen, L.M.Irvine & A.Webster 1973: 212
Published in: Johansen, H.W., Irvine, L.M. & Webster, A.M. (1973). Haliptilon squamatum (L.) comb. nov., a poorly known British coralline alga. British Phycological Journal 8: 212 only.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Haliptilon is Haliptilon cuvieri (J.V.Lamouroux) H.W.Johansen & P.C.Silva.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania squamata (Linnaeus) J.H.Kim, Guiry & H.-G.Choi
Corallina squamata Linnaeus
Type locality: "Oc. Europaeo" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 234).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with scales (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
John et al. (2004) cite Corallina squamata (J. Ellis & Sol.) Park as a synonym of this species. Treated as taxonomically valid by Athanasiadis (2016: 341).
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Kim, J.H., Guiry, M.D., Oak, J.H., Choi, D.-S., Kang, S.-H., Chung, H. & Choi, H.-G. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships within the tribe Janieae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data: a reappraisal of Jania. Journal of Phycology 43: 1310-1319.
Bressan, G. & Babbini, L. (2003). Biodiversità marina delle coste Italiane: Corallinales del Mar Mediterraneo: guida all deteminazione. Biologia Marina Mediterranea 10(Suppl. 2): 1-237.
Walker, R.H., Brodie, J., Russell, S., Irvine, L.M. & Orfanidis, S. (2009). Biodiversity of coralline algae in the northeastern Atlantic including Corallina caespitosa sp. nov. (Corallinoideae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 45: 287-297.
Created: 16 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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Johansen, H.W., Irvine, L.M. & Webster, A.M. (1973). Haliptilon squamatum (L.) comb. nov., a poorly known British coralline alga. British Phycological Journal 8: 212 only.
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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.