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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin, 1970 
AphiaID: 145199

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlantae (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhodophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurhodophytina (Subdivision) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorideophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallinophycidae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallinales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHapalidiaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelobesioideae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon calcareum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon Foslie, 1898
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon Foslie, 1898
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora calcarea Pallas, 1766
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApora polymorpha Gunnerus, 1768
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutherospora polymorpha (Linnaeus) Heydrich, 1900
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllum calcareum (Pallas) Foslie, 1898
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithothamnion calcareum (Pallas) J.E. Areschoug, 1852 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithothamnion calcareum f. subsimplex (Batters) Foslie, 1905
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithothamnion corallioides f. subsimplex Batters, 1892
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithothamnion polymorphum (Linnaeus) J.E. Areschoug, 1852 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelobesia calcarea (Pallas) Harvey, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelobesia compressa M'Calla, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora calcarea Pallas, 1766 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora polymorpha Linnaeus, 1767 (the name of the hydrocoral genus Millepora has erroneously been used for algae)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNullipora calcareum (Pallas) Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaspora calcarea (Pallas) Heydrich, 1908 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon polymorphum Foslie, 1898 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpongites calcarea (Pallas) Kützing, 1849 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormaerlUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon maërl  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuttgreinet mergel  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuttgreina mergel  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrenig kalkskorpa  [details]
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taxa (4)

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 Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon calcareum f. compressum M'Calla
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon calcareum f. crassa Me.Lemoine
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon calcareum f. squarrulosum Foslie
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatolithon calcareum f. subvalida Me.Lemoine
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHelgoland [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (90 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77509 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet photosynthetic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bay of Fundy [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance agriculture fertilizer [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Red colour results from the dominance of the pigments phycoerythrin and phycocyanin; this masks the other pigments, chlorophyll a (no chlorophyll b), beta-caratene and a number of unique xanthophylls. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction vegetative reproduction is rare; asexual reproduction is effected by the formation of various kinds of spores; Sexual reproduction is unique in this group due to their passive, non flagellated sperm cells (spermatia) [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W Adey et McKibbin
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145199
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin, 1970. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=145199 on 2016-07-30
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