Lithophyllum canescens ( )
Lithophyllum canescens (Foslie) Foslie 1905: 8
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Melobesia canescens Foslie
Type locality: at the Marine Laboratory, Prov. of Sagami, Pacific coast of middle Japan (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 143). Holotype: Y.Yendo; 1899; "paa [= on] Padina arborescens". TRH A17-1023 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 143).
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming white; applied to plants covered with greyish-white pubescence.
Titanoderma canescens (Foslie) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva 1985
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.
South America: Galápagos Islands (Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011).
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. 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 February 2019.