Lithophyllum rugosum ( ) Me.
Lithophyllum rugosum (Foslie) Me.Lemoine 1913: 32, figs 7, 8
Published in: Lemoine, M. (1913). Mélobésiées. Revision des Mélobésiées antarctiques. In: Deuxième Expédition Antarctique Française (1908-1910) commandée par le Dr. Jean Charcot, Sciences Naturelles: Documents Scientifiques, Botanique. (Anon. Eds) Vol. 1, pp. 1-67. Paris: Masson et Cie Éditeurs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lectotype locality: White's Point, near San Pedro, California (Setchell & Mason 1943: 93). Lectotype: W.A. Setchell (#1149); December 1895; Growing on pebbles (moving freely with the waves) in tide pools and in a small inlet in the reef. TRH B15-2379 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 318). Notes: According to Setchell & Mason (1943: 93), this entity was based on two specimens from California: White's Point, near San Pedro, and a second from San Pedro itself. The first was selected as the lectotype by the authors and the second was the basis for Lithothamnion aculeiferum Setchell & L.R. Mason. Athanasiadis et al. (2004) note that there are paratypes in UC (736373, 736367)
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wrinkled.
Lithothamnion rugosum Foslie 1900
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Created: 27 August 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 January 2019.