Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Subkingdom Biliphyta > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Corallinophycidae > Order Corallinales > Family Hapalidiaceae > Subfamily Melobesioideae > Genus Phymatolithon

Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin, 1970

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PhymatolithonFoslie, 1898accepted genus name
Leptophytum W.H. Adey, 1966 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): buttgreinet mergel sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: common maërl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Common Maërl sources: Charles Hussey
 Norwegian Bokmål: buttgreinet mergel
 Norwegian Nynorsk: buttgreina mergel
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): buttgreina mergel

Literature

basis of record

Algaebase

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

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

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Taxonomy

Link To Algaebase

External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Guiry, M.D. (2011). Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin, 1970. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2011). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145199

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

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Last modified

2004-12-21 by M.D. Guiry

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