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Lithophyllum tortuosum f. crassa (Lloyd) Hauck

Publication details
Lithophyllum tortuosum f. crassa (Lloyd) Hauck 1883: 271

Published in: Hauck, F. (1883). Die Meeresalgen Deutschlands und Österreichs. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Zweite Auflage. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 113-320. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.
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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
Melobesia crassa Lloyd

Type information
Type locality: Ile d'Yeu (Vendée), France (Woelkerling 1998: 370). Lectotype: collector not indicated; September 1852; PC Lloyd (Algues de l'Ouest de la France, no. 318), Thuret-Burnet Herbarium (algal fascicle 132, filed under Goniolithon) (Woelkerling 1998: 370). Notes: Isolectotypes: PC, (Algues de l'Ouest de la France, no. 318), General Herbarium (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet); two isolectotypes are present.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Melobesia crassa Lloyd 1860

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

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