Lithophyllum antarcticum (J.D.Hooker & )
Lithophyllum antarcticum (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Rosanoff 1866: 85
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Synarthrophyton patena (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) R.A.Townsend
Lectotype locality: Isla Hermite, Cape Horn (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 273). Lectotype: J.D. Hooker; BM unnumbered (Wilks & Woelkerling 1995: 560). Notes: Hermite Island (Cape Horn). Designated by May & Woelkerling (1988: 68).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
May, D.I. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1988). Studies on the genus Synarthrophyton (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) and its type species, S. patena (J.D. Hooker et W.H. Harvey) Townsend. Phycologia 27: 50-71, 40 figs, 3 tables.
Created: 27 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 September 2013 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 23 September 2018.