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Lithophyllum conspectum Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum conspectum Foslie 1907: 29

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma conspectum (Foslie) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tierra del Fue [Tierra del Fuego], Chile or Argentina (Woelkerling 1998: 307). Holotype: Hariot; 1883; PC no. 52c, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym), includes one unnumbered slide prepared by Woelkerling (Woelkerling 1998: 307). Notes: Holotype fragments: TRH A18-1184; Hariot no. 52c, includes slide 671.

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Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Silva, P.C. (1985). A taxonomic and nomenclatural reassessment of Tenarea, Titanoderma and Dermatolithon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) based on studies of type and other critical specimens. Phycologia 24: 317-337, 39 figs, 2 tables.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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