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

Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey, 1966

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

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

Species group names

Leptophytum laeve Adey, 1966 synonym
Lithothamnion lenormandii (Areschoug) Foslie, 1895 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): slettrugl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: rose kalkkorstwier sources: de Ruijter, E.; Schoenmaker, A. (Ed.) (1989). Zeeboek [The sea book]. 2nd revised ed. Jeugdbondsuitgeverij JBU / Stichting Uitgeverij KNNV: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5107-007-1. 238 pp.
 German: körnige Kalkkrustenrotalge sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian: slettrugl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: slettrugl
 Norwegian Nynorsk: slettrugl
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): slettrugl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: slät kalkskorpa


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

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source

South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p.

additional source


additional source

ITIS database




Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Barcode of Life (59 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications)
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Phymatolithon lenormandii (Areschoug) W.H.Adey, 1966. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145202




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