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Lithophyllum depressum Villas-Boas, Figueiredo & Riosmena-Rodriguez

Publication details
Lithophyllum depressum Villas-Boas, Figueiredo & Riosmena-Rodriguez in Villas-Boas et al. 2009: 245, figs 13- 21

Published in: Villas-Boas, A.B., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Amado-Filho, G.M., Maneveldt, G.W. & de O. Figueiredo, M.A. (2009). Rhodolith-forming species of Lithophyllum (Corallinales; Rhodophyta) from Espírito Santo State, Brazil, including the description of L. depressum sp. nov.. Phycologia 48(4): 237-248, 21 figs, 2 tables.

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 (Latin), depressed.

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

Habitat notes
At 17-19 m depth; one of the most abundant rhodolith-forming coralline algal species (Villas-Boas et al. 2009: 245). - (27 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Southern coast of Espírito Santo State, Brazil (40º38'46.1"W, 20º53'69.3"S) (Villas-Boas et al. 2009: 245). Holotype: A.B. Villas-Boas; 6 April 2005; RB 454263 (Villas-Boas et al. 2009: 245). Notes: Isotype: RB 454266.

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Key references
Torrano-Silva, B.N., Vieira, B.R., Riosmena-Rodríguez, R. & Oliveira, M.C. (2018). Guidelines for DNA barcoding of coralline alge, focusing on Lithophylloideae (Corallinales) from Brazil. Botanica Marina 61(2): 127-140.

Created: 27 April 2010 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 21 May 2018 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Villas-Boas, A.B., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Amado-Filho, G.M., Maneveldt, G.W. & de O. Figueiredo, M.A. (2009). Rhodolith-forming species of Lithophyllum (Corallinales; Rhodophyta) from Espírito Santo State, Brazil, including the description of L. depressum sp. nov.. Phycologia 48(4): 237-248, 21 figs, 2 tables.

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Wendy 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 20 November 2018.

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