Lithothamnion californicum f. microsporum
Lithothamnion californicum f. microsporum Foslie 1902: 5, 6 'microspora'
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptophytum microsporum (Foslie) Athanasiadis & W.H.Adey
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Pacific Beach near San Diego, California (Athanasiadis & Adey 2006: 101). Lectotype: Mrs E. Snyder; 1901; On pebbles and sandstone in the littoral zone. TRH (Athanasiadis & Adey 2006: 101). Notes: Lectotype designated by P. Lebednik in herb., February 1976. Syntypes: TRH; designated by P. Lebednik in herb., February 1976.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. & Adey, W.H. (2006). The genus Leptophytum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 45: 71-115.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 April 2006 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2019.