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Dermatolithon bermudense (Foslie & M.Howe) Foslie & M.Howe

Publication details
Dermatolithon bermudense (Foslie & M.Howe) Foslie & M.Howe in Foslie 1909: 58

Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dermatolithon is Dermatolithon pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Foslie.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum stictiforme (Areschoug) Hauck

Basionym
Lithophyllum bermudense Foslie & M.Howe

Type information
Type locality: Spanish Point, Bermuda (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 247). Holotype: M.A.Howe no. 199; 21 June 1900; encrusting a calcareous pebble and encrusting and enclosing a coquina pebble. NY (Woelkerling 1998: 304). Notes: On calcareous rock (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 18). Holotype also TRH A19-1245, Howe no. 199; includes one unnumbered slide. Holotype fragment: PC, Howe no. 199, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

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

Taxonomic notes
Womersley (1996: 233) cites this as a synonym of Lithophyllum frondosum. - (7 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. & Campbell, S.J. (1992). An account of the southern Australian species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 22: 1-107, 63 figs, 13 tables, 4 maps.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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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 22 February 2019.

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