Phymatolithon acervatum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970

Publication Details
Phymatolithon acervatum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970: 28

Published in: Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1970(1): 1-46, 13 figs.

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.

Lithothamnion acervatum Foslie

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Natal, South Africa; (Chamberlain & Keats 1994: 111) Lectotype: A. Weber-van Bosse ; 1893; TRH; B1-1607 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 226) Notes: Syntype: TRH, Knysna, Cape Province, South Africa, A. WvB, Foslie slide 704: Printz 1929, pl. I, fig. 14. fig. 6.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), heaped (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 July 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 31 August 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 August 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 August 2022

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