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Lithophyllum divaricatum Me.Lemoine

Publication details
Lithophyllum divaricatum Me.Lemoine 1929: 63, pl. 2: fig. 6

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Taylor (1945) cites this as Lithophyllum divaricatum Lemoine?

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Galapagos Islands (explicit locality not indicated) (Woelkerling 1998: 309). Holotype: C. Crossland; date not indicated but material forms part of the St George Expedition of 1923-1924; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 309).

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Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 December 2018.

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