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Lithophyllum platyphyllum (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum platyphyllum (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 26

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
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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.

Basionym
Goniolithon platyphyllum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: St. Martin [Island], nær [= near] Guadeloupe, Vestindien [= West Indies] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 192). Holotype: P.T.Cleve; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A23-1401 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 192).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with broad leaves.

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

Nomenclatural notes
1900: 18 (INA; Hernandez-Kantun, 2016). - (12 Jan 2017) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
on exposed reef crests to 3 m depth (Hernandez-Kantun, 2016: 627). - (12 Jan 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hernandez-Kantun, J.J., Gabrielson, P., Hughey, J.R., Pezzolesi, L., Rindio, F., Robinson, N.M., Peña, V., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Le Gall, L. & Adey, W. (2016). Reassessment of branched Lithophyllum spp. (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Caribbean Sea with global implications. Phycologia 55(6): 619-639.

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Paul Gabrielson in 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.

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