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Lithophyllum bermudense Foslie & M.Howe

Publication details
Lithophyllum bermudense Foslie & M.Howe 1906: 132, pl. 81, fig. 3; pl. 85: fig. 3; pl. 92

Published in: Foslie, M. & Howe, M.A. (1906). New American coralline algae. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden 4: 128-136, pls 80-93.

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 Lithophyllum stictiforme (Areschoug) Hauck

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

Taxonomic notes
Womersley (1996: 233) cites this as a synonym of L. frondosum. - (7 Apr 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Spanish Point, Bermuda (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 247). Holotype: M.A.Howe no. 199; 21 June 1900; encrusting a calcareous pebble and encrusting and enclosing a coquina pebble. NY (Woelkerling 1998: 304). Notes: On calcareous rock (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 18). Holotype also TRH A19-1245, Howe no. 199; includes one unnumbered slide. Holotype fragment: PC, Howe no. 199, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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.

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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