Phymatolithon lusitanicum V.Peña 2015

Publication Details
Phymatolithon lusitanicum V.Peña 2015: 450, figs 3-21

Published in: Peña, V., Pardo, C., López, L., Carro, B., Hernandez-Kantun, J., Adey, W.H., Bárbara, I., Barreiro, R. & Le Gall, L. (2015). Phymatolithon lusitanicum sp. nov. (Hapalidiales, Rhodophyta): the third most abundant maerl-forming species in the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(4): 429-459.

Publication date: 2015

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phymatolithon is Phymatolithon polymorphum Foslie.

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

Type Information
Holotype locality: Con de Pego, Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain (42° 15. 498 N, 8° 45.087 W); (Peña et al. 2015: 452) Holotype: V. Peña, I. Bárbara & R. Barreiro; 05-iv-2011; 5 m depth; SANT-Algae; 29522 (Peña et al. 2015: 452, fig. 6, table 1) Notes: Voucher: CPVP-676; GenBank accession number (COI-5P): KC861627; GenBank accession number(psbA): KC819260. Isotypes: CPVP-689 (COI-5P: KC861620; SANT-Algae 29523) and CPVP-685 (COI-5P: KC861621; SANT-Algae 29542).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to Lusitania (western Spain; modern Portugal and parts of the Spanish provinces of Estremadura and Toledo) (Lewis & Short 1890).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 December 2015 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 June 2022

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