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Synarthrophyton magellanicum (Foslie) Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain

Publication details
Synarthrophyton magellanicum (Foslie) Keats & Y.M.Chamberlain 1997: 62

Published in: Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1997). The non-geniculate coralline algae Synarthrophyton eckloniae (Foslie) comb. nov., and S. magellanicum (Foslie) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta) in South Africa including a comparison with relevant types. European Journal of Phycology 32: 55-79.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Synarthrophyton is Synarthrophyton patena (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) R.A.Townsend.

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

Basionym
Lithothamnion magellanicum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Tierra del Fuego (Woelkerling 1998: 353). Holotype: Hariot; 1883; no habitat data on type. PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 352-353). Notes: Also TRH (marked Strait of Magellan) B2-1705, Hariot no. 6, includes slides 198, 416 and one unnumbered slide. Holotype is split between PC and TRH material (Woelkering et al. 2005: 241).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion magellanicum Foslie 1895

General environment
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.

Key references
Maneveldt, G. W., Keats, D. W. & Chamberlain, Y. M. (2007). Synarthrophyton papillatum sp. nov.: a new species of non-geniculate coralline algae (Rhodophyta, Corallinales, Hapalidiaceae) from South Africa and Namibia. South African Journal of Botany 73: 570-582.

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References
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Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1997). The non-geniculate coralline algae Synarthrophyton eckloniae (Foslie) comb. nov., and S. magellanicum (Foslie) comb. nov. (Rhodophyta) in South Africa including a comparison with relevant types. European Journal of Phycology 32: 55-79.

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