Lithophyllum absimile & M.
Lithophyllum absimile Foslie & M.Howe in Foslie 1907: 27
Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites absimilis (Foslie & M.Howe) Afonso-Carrillo
Pseudolithophyllum absimile (Foslie & M.Howe) W.H.Adey 1970
Neogoniolithon absimile (Foslie & M.Howe) Cabioch 1972
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sandy Bay, near Montego Bay, Jamaica (Yoshida 1998: 573). Holotype: Howe No. 4965; no habitat data; marked "over anden art [= overgrowing another species]". TRH A3-132 (Yoshida 1998: 573).
Source of current name
Afonso-Carrillo, J. (1988). Structure and reproduction of Spongites wildpretii sp. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Canary Islands, with observations and comments on Spongites absimile comb. nov. British Phycological Journal 23: 89-102.
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.
Created: 23 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 October 2018.