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.
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 23 February 2019.