Millepora decussata J.Ellis &
Millepora decussata J.Ellis & Solander 1786: 131, pl. 23: fig. 9
Published in: Ellis, J. & Solander, D. (1786). The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes, collected from various parts of the globe by the late John Ellis...Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. pp. xii + 208, 63 Plates. London: B. White & Son.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Millepora is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum decussatum (J.Ellis & Solander) Philippi
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: coast of Portugal (Ellis & Solander 1786: 131). Notes: Type: lost or missing (Dixon 1960, Woelkerling 1983: 304-307, Woelkerling 1998: 251-252).
Created: 16 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.