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Lithophyllum cristatum Meneghini

Publication details
Lithophyllum cristatum Meneghini 1840: un-numbered page [no. 9]

Published in: Meneghini, G. (1840). Lettera del Prof. Giuseppe Meneghini al Dott. Iacob Corinaldi a Pisa. pp. [1-4]. Pisa: Tipografia Prosperi.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tenarea tortuosa (Esper) Me.Lemoine

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Hauck, F. (1877). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der adriatischen Algen. V. Österreichische Botanische Zeitschrift 27: 292-293, no figs.

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: 15 September 2000 by Fabio Rindi

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