Lithophyllum caribaeum ( )
Lithophyllum caribaeum (Foslie) Foslie 1907: 22
Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser III. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(8): 1-34.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neogoniolithon caribaeum (Foslie) Adey
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).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of the Caribbean.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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 July 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 20 September 2018.