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Lithophyllum expansum f. genuinum Foslie, nom. inval.

Publication details
Lithophyllum expansum f. genuinum Foslie 1897: 3, nom. inval.

Published in: Foslie, M. (1897). On some Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1897(1): 1-20.
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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 Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & M.L.Mendoza

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. & Neto, A.I. (2010). On the occurrence of Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & Mendoza (Melobesioideae, Corallinales (Rhodophyta) in the Mediterranean Sea, the Canary Isles and the Azores. Botanica Marina 53(4): 333-341.

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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 26 May 2019.

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