Lithophyllum expansum f. stictaeforme ( )
Lithophyllum stictiforme (Areschoug) Hauck Mediterranean
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Lithophyllum expansum f. stictaeforme (Areschoug) Foslie 1900: 18 (as 'stictaeformis' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum stictiforme (Areschoug) Hauck
Melobesia stictaeformis Areschoug
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).
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.
Created: 16 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2019.