Holotype species: Crodelia expansa (Philippi) Kylin
Currently accepted name for the type species: Lithophyllum stictiforme (Areschoug) Hauck
Original publication:Heydrich, F. (1911). Lithophyllum incrustans Phil. mit einem Nachtrag über Paraspora fruticulosa (Ktz.) Heydrich. Bibliotheca Botanica 18(75): 1-24, 2 plates.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.
Substitute name for Stereophyllum Heydrich 1904, a later homonym of Stereophyllum Karsten 1889, a fungal genus. - (16 Jan 2009) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 4 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 07 January 2001 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.