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Lithophyllum lamii Me.Lemoine

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Lithophylleae
Genus Lithophyllum

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Lithophyllum lamii Me.Lemoine
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; low intertidal rock. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Phymatolithon lamii (Me.Lemoine) Y.M.Chamberlain Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; low intertidal rock
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Lithophyllum lamii Me.Lemoine 1931: 13, fig. 4; pl. 2: fig. 1

Published in: Lemoine, M. (1931). Les algues mélobésiées de la région de Saint-Servan. Bulletin du Laboratoire maritime du Muséum d'histoire naturelle à Saint-Servan 7: 1-20.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon lamii (Me.Lemoine) Y.M.Chamberlain

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: St Servan, Pointe de Cancaval, Rance, France (Chamberlain 1991: 219). Lectotype (Chamberlain 1991, figs 1, 3 (photographs)): R. Lami, no. 30; 1930; dredged from 8 m. PC (Chamberlain 1991: 219, 220). Notes: Woelkerling (1998:315): no. 26, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); designated by Chamberlain, 1991: 219, 220. Isolectotypes: PC, no. 21, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); PC, no. 11, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

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Source of current name
Chamberlain, Y.M. (1991). Observations on Phymatolithon lamii (Lemoine) Y. Chamberlain comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in the British Isles with an assessment of its relationship to P. rugulosum, Lithophyllum lamii and L. melobesioides. British Phycological Journal 26(3): 219-233.

Key references
Kaleb, S., Falace, A. & Woelkerling, W. (2012). Phymatolithon lamii (Hapalidiaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta): a first report for the Mediterranean Sea. Botanica Marina 55(4): 377-385.

Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

Created: 03 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Chamberlain, Y.M. (1991). Observations on Phymatolithon lamii (Lemoine) Y. Chamberlain comb. nov. (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in the British Isles with an assessment of its relationship to P. rugulosum, Lithophyllum lamii and L. melobesioides. British Phycological Journal 26(3): 219-233.

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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 17 November 2018.

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