Lithophyllum stictiforme (Areschoug) Hauck Mediterranean
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Melobesia stictaeformis Areschoug in J. Agardh 1852: 517
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum stictiforme (Areschoug) Hauck
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea (Villas-Boas et al. 2009: 242). Lectotype: designated and illustrated in Athanasiadis (1999: 738, fig. 1): S unnumbered (Villas-Boas et al. 2009: 242).
Source of current name
Villas-Boas, A.B., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Amado-Filho, G.M., Maneveldt, G.W. & de O. Figueiredo, M.A. (2009). Rhodolith-forming species of Lithophyllum (Corallinales; Rhodophyta) from Espírito Santo State, Brazil, including the description of L. depressum sp. nov.. Phycologia 48(4): 237-248, 21 figs, 2 tables.
Created: 16 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 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 10 December 2018.