Lithothamnion affine Foslie 1897: 13
Published in: Foslie, M. (1897). On some Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1897(1): 1-20.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum affine (Foslie) Foslie
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Massanah, Red Sea [Massawa, Eritrea] (Basso et al.: 186). Lectotype: Levander; 1894-1895; TRH A20-1279 (Woelkerling 1993: 21). Notes: Type is illustrated by Basso et al. (2015: fig. 2A-C).
Source of current name
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.
Created: 12 July 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 12 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.