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Lithophyllum kotschyanum Unger

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Lithophylleae
Genus Lithophyllum

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Lithophyllum kotschyanum Unger
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Lithophyllum kotschyanum Unger
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Lithophyllum kotschyanum Unger
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Lithophyllum kotschyanum Unger
Coral Bay, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Conferva aeruginosa Linnaeus

Lithophyllum kotschyanum Unger Tanzania
© Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)

Publication details
Lithophyllum kotschyanum Unger 1858: 22, pl. V: figs 15, 16

Published in: Unger, F. (1858). Beiträge zur näheren Kenntniss des Leithakalkes, namentlich der vegetabilischen Einschlüsse und der Bildungsgeschichte desselben. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften [Wein], Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 14: 13-35, pls IV, V.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: Persiske hav [= Persian Gulf] [country uncertain]; Bahrain Gulfen [= Gulf of Bahrain] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 171). Type: Kotschy; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A20-1272 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 171).

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Key references
Adey, W.H., Townsend, R.A. & Boykins, W.T. (1982). The crustose coralline algae (Rhodophyta: Corallinaceae) of the Hawaiian Islands. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences 15: [1]-iv, [1]-74, 47 figs.

Basso, D., Caragnano, A., Le Gall, L. & Rodondi, G. (2015). The genus Lithophyllum in the north-western Indian Ocean, with description of L. yemenense sp. nov., L. socotraense sp. nov., L. subplicatum comb. et stat. nov., and the resumed L. affine, L. kaiseri, and L. subreduncum (Rhodophyta, Corallinales). Phytotaxa 208(3): 183-200, 12 figs.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.

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References
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Basso, D., Caragnano, A. & Rodondi, G. (2014). Trichocytes in Lithophyllum kotschyanum and Lithophyllum spp. (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from the NW Indian Ocean. Journal of Phycology 50(4): 711-717.

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