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Lithophyllum craspedium Foslie

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Corallinaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Lithophylleae
Genus Lithophyllum

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Lithophyllum craspedium Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithophyllum craspedium Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithophyllum craspedium Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 5 m deep at outer reef edge. 19 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithophyllum craspedium Foslie
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 5 m deep at outer reef edge. 19 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Lithophyllum craspedium Foslie
Hydrolithon craspedium Cakaulevu Reef Plants. 08 Dec 2004. Peter Skelton. © ORDA and Peter Skelton (skeltonp@bigpond.net.au).

 

Rhizoclonium riparium var. validum (Foslie) De Toni

Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P.C.Silva Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Lithophyllum craspedium Foslie 1900: 26

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
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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 Hydrolithon craspedium (Foslie) P.C.Silva

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Onotoa, Gilbert Islands [Kiribati] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 217). Holotype: Finckh; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A27-1566 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 217).

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 21 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.

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