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Lithophyllum affine (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum affine (Foslie) Foslie 1898: 9

Published in: Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.
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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 affine Foslie

Type information
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).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion affine Foslie 1897
Lithophyllum kotschyanum f. affine (Foslie) Foslie 1909

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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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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