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Lithophyllum tumidulum Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum tumidulum Foslie 1901: 5

Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). New forms of Lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1901(3): 1-6.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), somewhat swollen, protuberant or tumid.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dermatolithon tumidulum (Foslie) Foslie 1909
Tenarea tumidulum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970
Titanoderma tumidulum (Foslie) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva 1985

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 167). Holotype: not indicated; no date; on Gelidium. TRH A18-1243 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 167).

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Key references
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.

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