Lithophyllum grandiusculum ( ) , Penrose & Y.M.Chamberlain
Lithophyllum grandiusculum (Montagne) Woelkerling, Penrose & Y.M.Chamberlain 1993: 326
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum stictiforme (Areschoug) Hauck
Melobesia grandiuscula Montagne
Type locality: Algeria (Woelkerling 1998: 373). Lectotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed under non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet); designated by Woelkerling, Penrose & Chamberlain, 1993: 324 (Woelkerling 1998: 373). Notes: Lectotype fragments: TRH, A25-1492 includes slide 1656.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Bressan & Babbini-Benussi (1995: 374), on the ground of the paper by Woelkerling et al. (1993: 326), used the name Lithophyllum grandiusculum for Lithophyllum expansum Philippi sensu Lemoine, that in effect should be referred to Lithophyllum frondosum (Furnari et al., 1999).
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 21 September 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 30 December 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 August 2019.