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Lithothamnion pygmaeum Heydrich

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithothamniaceae
Tribe Lithothamnieae
Genus Lithothamnion

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Lithothamnion pygmaeum Heydrich
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithothamnion pygmaeum Heydrich
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithothamnion pygmaeum Heydrich
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithothamnion pygmaeum Heydrich
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithothamnion pygmaeum Heydrich
Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Laminaria bongardiana Postels & Ruprecht

Lithophyllum pygmaeum (Heydrich) Heydrich Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Lithothamnion pygmaeum Heydrich 1897: 3-4, fig. 1; pl. 1: figs 8-10

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1897). Neue Kalkalgen von Deutsch-Neu-Guinea (Kaiser Wilhelms-Land). Bibliotheca Botanica 7(41): 1-11, 1 pl.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lithothamnion is Lithothamnion muelleri Lenormand ex Rosanoff.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum pygmaeum (Heydrich) Heydrich

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tami Islands, Huon Gulf, Papua New Guinea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 250). Lectotype: Bamler; date not determined; PC (apparently missing); designated by Verheij, 1993: 43 (see also Verheij, 1994: 103) (Woelkerling 1998: 361).

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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.

Created: 25 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 September 2011 by Roberta Cowan

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Roberta Cowan in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 December 2018.

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