Holotype species: Lithothamniscum racemus (Lamarck) Heydrich
Currently accepted name for the type species: Lithophyllum racemus (Lamarck) Foslie
Original publication and holotype designation: Rothpletz, A. (1891). Rossile Kalkalgen aus den Familien der Codiaceen und der Corallineen. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 43: 295-322, Plates XV-XVII.
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name 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: 03 April 2010 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.