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Lithophyllum decipiens f. caribaeum Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum decipiens f. caribaeum Foslie 1906: 18 (as 'caribaea' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
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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 Neogoniolithon caribaeum (Foslie) Adey

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "in portu" [in the harbour, St. Thomas Harbor, Virgin Islands] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 25). Lectotype: TRH A1-8 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 25).

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Source of current name
Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.

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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 24 September 2018.

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