Lithophyllum chamberlainianum & S.J.Campbell
Lithophyllum chamberlainianum Woelkerling & S.J.Campbell 1992: 34, figs 16-21
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.
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This is a marine species.
Found in intertidal rocky reef pools and subtidally at depths of 0.1-3 m on a variety of algal hosts including species of Apjohnia, Caulerpa, Acrocarpia, Sargassum, Scaberia, Zonaria, Laurencia, Metamastophora and Osmundaria; specimens also on limpets, snails and abalone (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 36). Also on the seagrass Amphibolis antarctica... and subtidally to depths of 10 m (Womersley 1996: 221).
Holotype locality: Lucky Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park, Esperance, Western Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 34). Holotype: Woelkerling, Platt & Jones; 9 February 1984; Epiphytic on Laurencia. LTB 14334 (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 34).
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.
Created: 01 January 1998 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 18 September 2018.