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Lithophyllum kaiseri (Heydrich) Heydrich

Publication details
Lithophyllum kaiseri (Heydrich) Heydrich 1897: 412

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1897). Melobesiae. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 15: 403-420, pl. XVIII [18].
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lithothamnion kaiseri Heydrich

Type information
Type locality: El Tor, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt (Basso et al.: 188). Lectotype: Dr A. Kaiser; on Corals. TRH A20-1264 (Basso et al.: 188). Notes: Basso et al. (2015: 188). "LECTOTYPE: TRH, A20-1264 (Fig. 4), exclusively the small specimen in the box of the syntype of Heydrich no. 60, including thin section 6, is designated here as lectotype of Lithophyllum kaiseri (arrow on right in Fig. 4D). The larger specimen and the thin section 1150 are here excluded from the type material of Lithophyllum kaiseri. Details of the nomenclatural history are reported by Woelkerling 1993: 132; Woelkerling et al. 2005: 170." Isolectotype: NY 00945463; exclusively the largest specimen in the box is designated (by Hernandez-Kantun 2016: 625) as an isolectotype.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion kaiseri Heydrich 1897

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Goniolithon congestum Foslie 1899
Lithophyllum congestum (Foslie) Foslie 1900
Lithophyllum daedaleum Foslie & M.Howe 1906

Distributional notes
Known only from the Red Sea (Basso et al. 2015: 189). - (14 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Amado-Filho, G.M., Bahia, R.G., Mariath, R., Jesionek, M.B., Moura, R.L., Bastos, A.C., Pereira-Filho, G.H. & Francini-Filho, R.B. (2018). Spatial and temporal dynamics of the abundance of crustose calcareous algae on the southernmost coral reefs of the western Atlantic (Abrolhos Bank, Brazil). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(1): 85-99.

Basso, D., Caragnano, A., Le Gall, L. & Rodondi, G. (2015). The genus Lithophyllum in the north-western Indian Ocean, with description of L. yemenense sp. nov., L. socotraense sp. nov., L. subplicatum comb. et stat. nov., and the resumed L. affine, L. kaiseri, and L. subreduncum (Rhodophyta, Corallinales). Phytotaxa 208(3): 183-200, 12 figs.

Hernandez-Kantun, J.J., Gabrielson, P., Hughey, J.R., Pezzolesi, L., Rindio, F., Robinson, N.M., Peña, V., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Le Gall, L. & Adey, W. (2016). Reassessment of branched Lithophyllum spp. (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Caribbean Sea with global implications. Phycologia 55(6): 619-639.

Jesionek, M.B., Bahia, R.G., Hernández-Kantún, J., Adey, W.H., Yoneshigue-Valentin, Y., Longo, L.L. & Amado-Filho, G.M. (2016). A taxonomic account of non-geniculate coralline algae (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) from shallow reefs of the Abrolhos Bank, Brazil. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 31(4): 317-340.

Townsend, R.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2018). 'Coralline algae'. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 86-97, 105-137, 143-146. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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.

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References
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Basso, D., Caragnano, A., Le Gall, L. & Rodondi, G. (2015). The genus Lithophyllum in the north-western Indian Ocean, with description of L. yemenense sp. nov., L. socotraense sp. nov., L. subplicatum comb. et stat. nov., and the resumed L. affine, L. kaiseri, and L. subreduncum (Rhodophyta, Corallinales). Phytotaxa 208(3): 183-200, 12 figs.

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