Litholepis caspica ( )
Litholepis caspica (Foslie) Foslie 1905: 6
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Litholepis.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum pustulatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Foslie
Melobesia caspica Foslie
Type locality: [no country, no locality] Kaspiske hav [= Caspian Sea] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 138). Holotype: Ostroumow; 1899; TRH A16-999 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 138).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 16 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 April 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.