Lithophyllum retusum ( )
Lithophyllum retusum (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 18
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudolithophyllum mildbraedii (Pilger) De Toni
Lithothamnion retusum Foslie
Type locality: Bahia de Anna Chaves et Praia Lagarto [= Bay of Anna & Praia Lagarto], St Tomé [São Tomé and Príncipe] (Woelkerling 1998: 362). Holotype: Möller; July, 1855; TRH A22- 1378; Henriques no. 24, includes slides 848, 874, 875 and one unnumbered slide (Woelkerling 1998: 361). Notes: Isotype: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
John et al. (2003) cite Lithophyllum retusum Foslie as a synonym of Pseudolithophyllum mildbraedii (Pilger) De Toni. “We have followed Chamberlain (pers. comm.) who considers Lithophyllum retusum and L. mildbraedii to be conspecific based on an examination of their types.” (John et al., 2003).
This is a marine species.
Created: 27 September 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2019.