Lithophyllum pallescens ( )
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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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithothamnion pallescens Foslie
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).
Lithothamnion pallescens Foslie 1895
John et al. (2003) cite this species as Lithophyllum pallescens (Foslie) Adey, Townsend & Boykins.
John et al. (2003) cite Lithophyllum okamurae (as "okamurai) Foslie as synonym of Lithophyllum pallescens (Foslie) Adey, Townsend & Boykins.
This is a marine species.
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.
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.
Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2018.