Lithophyllum irregulare ( ) P.Huvé ex , nom. illeg.
Lithophyllum irregulare (Foslie) P.Huvé ex Steentoft 1967: 128, nom. illeg.
Published in: Steentoft, M. (1967). A revision of the marine algae of Sao Tomé and Principe (Gulf of Guinea). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 60: 99-146, 2 pls.
Lithothamnion irregulare Foslie
Type locality: [São Tomé and Príncipe]; St. Thomé [= São Tomé Island] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 456). Holotype: A.F. Möller; vi.1885; no habitat data on type. TRH C16-3264 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 456).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1973).
Lithothamnion irregulare Foslie 1907
John et al. (2004) cite this as Lithophyllum irregularis (Foslie) P. Huvé ex Steentoft and Steentoft does indeed attribute the combination to "Huvé" without comment and cited the basionym, place of publication and page number.
Illegitimate: not Lithophyllum irregulare Ishijima, 1954 [fossil]. - (21 Oct 2016) - M.D. Guiry
John et al. (2004) cite Lithothamnion irregulare Foslie, Pseudolithophyllum irregulare (Foslie) W. H. Adey and Tenarea irregularis (Foslie) Me Lemoine as synonyms of this species.
This is a marine species.
Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 April 2019.