Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza 2003
Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendozasubtidal with Mesophyllum lichenoides, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2016Ignacio Bárbara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza 2003: 259
Published in: Cabioch, J. & Mendoza, M.L. (2003). Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) comb. nov. (Corallinales, Rhodophytes), et mise au point sur led Mesophyllum des mers d'Europe. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 44: 257-273.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithophyllum expansum Philippi
Type locality: Sicily; (Athanasiadis & Neto 2010: 334) Lectotype: L; 943.7-84 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 200) Notes: According to INA and Cabioch & Mendoza (2003), the type locality is not given. Woelkerling (1983: 307, fig. 4) designates the original collection of L expansum, consisting of two pieces of thallus, as the lectotype. Athanasiadis & Neto select the larger specimen.
Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 December 2003 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 11 June 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022