Lithophyllum verrucosum ( )
Lithophyllum verrucosum (Foslie) Foslie 1901: 21
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites fruticulosus Kützing
Goniolithon verrucosum Foslie
Lectotype locality: Cape Jaffa, South Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 101). Lectotype: A. Engelhart; 1899; TRH A3-154 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 42). Notes: Designated by Adey & Lebednik (1967: 18).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), warty (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Basso, D. & Rodondi, G. (2006). A Mediterranean population of Spongites fruticulosus (Rhodophyta, Corallinales), the type species of Spongites, and the taxonomic status of S. stalactitica and S. racemosa. Phycologia 45: 403-416.
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: 15 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2018.