Lithoporella pacifica (Heyrich)
Lithoporella pacifica (Heyrich) Foslie 1909: 59
Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastophora pacifica (Heydrich) Foslie
Melobesia pacifica Heydrich
Type locality: Hawaiian Islands (Woelkerling 1998: 378). Holotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; PC no. 49a, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 378). Notes: Holotype fragment: TRH, no. 49a, includes slides 653, 654 and one unnumbered slide.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithoporella pacifica (Heyrich) Foslie)
Central America: Islas Revillagigedo (Setchell & Gardner 1930).
Asia: China (Tseng 1984).
Australia and New Zealand: Lord Howe Island (Millar & Kraft 1993).
Keats, D.W., Maneveldt, G.W., Baba, M., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Lewis, J.E. (2009). Three species of Mastophora (Rhodophyta:Corallinales, Corallinaceae) in the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean: M. rosea (C.Agardh) Setchell, M. pacifica (Heydrich) Foslie, and M. multistrata, sp. nov. Phycologia 48(5): 404-422.
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.
Created: 06 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 December 2009 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 20 May 2019.