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Lithophyllum chamberlainianum Woelkerling & S.J.Campbell

Publication details
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.

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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
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).

Type information
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).

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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 18 September 2018.

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