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Lithophyllum pallescens (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum pallescens (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 20, no fig.

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
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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.

Basionym
Lithothamnion pallescens Foslie

Type information
Type locality: [Mexico]; Kalifornia-Golfen [= Gulf of California], [La Paz Bay], [Espiritu Santo Island, Baja California Sur, Mexico] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 175). Holotype: collector not indicated but almost certainly L. Diguet; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A20-1296; Hariot no. 5, includes slide 4 (missing) (Woelkerling 1998: 357). Notes: Isotype: PC (missing).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion pallescens Foslie 1895

Nomenclatural notes
John et al. (2003) cite this species as Lithophyllum pallescens (Foslie) Adey, Townsend & Boykins.

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2003) cite Lithophyllum okamurae (as "okamurai) Foslie as synonym of Lithophyllum pallescens (Foslie) Adey, Townsend & Boykins.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isla Espiritu Santo, near La Paz, Baja, California. (Dawson 1960: 46). Type: Leon Diguet, 1894; no date; Sublittoral bank along the west shore of Isla Espiritu Santo. Herb. Trondheim (Dawson 1960: 46). Notes: Isotypes are in Herb. Museum Paris and Herb. U.C.

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Key references
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.

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