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Lithophyllum irvineanum Woelkerling & S.J.Campbell

Publication details
Lithophyllum irvineanum Woelkerling & S.J.Campbell 1992: 56-61, figs 33-35

Published in: Woelkerling, W.J. & Campbell, S.J. (1992). An account of the southern Australian species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Botany 22: 1-107, 63 figs, 13 tables, 4 maps.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Eponomy
Named for Linda Irvine (neƩ Newton), British phycologist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Found on snails, mussel shells, holdfasts of the brown alga Ecklonia radiata and on the red alga Osmundaria at depth of 1-11 m (Womersly 1996: 223).

Type information
Holotype locality: "The Midden", Three Mile Rocks, Beachport, South Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 56). Holotype: S.J. Campbell & D. Penrose; 26 February 1988; 3-6 m deep on snail shells. LTB 15676 (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 56). Notes: The type collection consists of plants growing on the snail Turbo undulatum Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 60).

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.

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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.

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