Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine 1976

Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine

Current name: Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine
upper subtidal, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2008Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) Guiry & L.M.Irvine 1976: 284

Published in: Guiry, M.D. & Irvine, L.M. (1976). A first record of the red alga Phyllophora sicula (Kützing) comb. nov. (P. palmettoides J. Agardh) from Ireland. Irish Naturalists' Journal 18: 284.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllophora is Phyllophora rubens (Linnaeus) Greville.

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

Phyllotylus siculus Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: Sicily, Italy; (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 225) Lectotype: L; 941.183.58 (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 225) Notes: See also Guiry & Irvine (1976: 284).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of Sicily (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 September 2012

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 September 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 July 2024

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