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Lithophyllum bathyporum Athanasiadis & D.L.Ballantine

Publication details
Lithophyllum bathyporum Athanasiadis & D.L.Ballantine in D.L.Ballantine, Athanasiadis & H.Ruiz 2011: 295

Published in: Ballantine, D.L., Athanasiadis, A. & Ruiz, H. (2011). Notes on the benthic marine algae of Puerto Rico. X. Additions to the flora. Botanica Marina 54(3): 293-302.

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.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion depressum P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867
Lithophyllum incrustans f. depressum (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie 1898

Nomenclatural notes
This is a new name to accommodate previous records of Lithophyllum incrustans from northern Europe (Britain, Ireland, France). The proposal is based on the account of Lithothamnion depressum given by Chamberlain & Irvine (1994, 79, fig. 27C). Priority for Lithophyllum depressum A. Villas-Boas, M. Figueiredo, & R. Riosmena-Rodríguez 2009 (INA). - (14 Jul 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Brest, France (Ballantine et al. 2011: 295). Lectotype (L.depressum as lectotypified by Chamberlain & Irvine, 1994: 79): PC CO2511 (Hernandez-Kantun et al. 2015: 801, fig 8A, top, small specimen).

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Hernandez-Kantun, J.J., Rindi, F., Adey, W.H., Heesch, S., Peña, V., Le Gall, L. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2015). Sequencing type material resolves the identitiy and distribution of the generitype Lithophyllum incrustans, and related European species L. hibernicum and L. bathyporum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 51(4): 791-807.

Created: 14 July 2011 by Wendy Guiry

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Hernandez-Kantun, J.J., Rindi, F., Adey, W.H., Heesch, S., Peña, V., Le Gall, L. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2015). Sequencing type material resolves the identitiy and distribution of the generitype Lithophyllum incrustans, and related European species L. hibernicum and L. bathyporum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 51(4): 791-807.

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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 15 November 2018.

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