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Lithophyllum decussatum (J.Ellis & Solander) Philippi

Publication details
Lithophyllum decussatum (J.Ellis & Solander) Philippi 1837: 389

Published in: Philippi, R.A. (1837). Beweis, dass die Nulliporen Pflanzen sind. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 3: 387-393, figs 2-6, pl. IX.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Millepora decussata J.Ellis & Solander

Type information
Type locality: coast of Portugal (Ellis & Solander 1786: 131). Notes: Type: lost or missing (Dixon 1960, Woelkerling 1983: 304-307, Woelkerling 1998: 251-252).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Millepora decussata J.Ellis & Solander 1786
Stereophyllum expansum f. decussata (J.Ellis & Solander) Heydrich 1907

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Melobesia decussata Endlicher 1843
Spongites decussatus Kützing 1849
Lithophyllum farlowii Heydrich 1901
Lithophyllum claudescens Heydrich 1901

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

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