Lithophyllum decipiens f. caribaeum
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
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.
Created: 10 September 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 31 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 18 November 2018.