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Lithophyllum margaritae (Hariot) Heydrich

Publication details
Lithophyllum margaritae (Hariot) Heydrich 1901: 530

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1901). Die Lithothamnien des Museum d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 28: 529-545, pl XI.

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
Lithothamnion margaritae Hariot

Type information
Type locality: Bay of La Paz (off San Juan Nepomucens Island), La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Woelkerling 1998: 354). Holotype: L. Diguet; 1894; PC Heydrich no. 1, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 354). Notes: Parts of the original collection are now in TRH and UC.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion margaritae Hariot 1895

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isla San Juan Nepomucens, near La Paz, Baja, California. (Dawson 1960: 44). Type: Diquet 1894; no date; Herb. Museum Paris (Dawson 1960: 44).

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Key references
Hernández-Kantún, J.J., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Hall-Spencer, J.M., Peña, V., Maggs, C.A. & Rindi, F. (2015). Phylogenetic analysis of rhodolith formation in the Corallinales (Rhodophyte). European Journal of Phycology 50(1): 46-61.

Riosmena-Rodríguez, R., Woelkerling, W.J. & Foster, M.S. (1999). Taxonomic reassessment of rhodolith-forming species of Lithophyllum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Phycologia 38: 401-417, 23 figs.

Schubert, N., Garcia-Mendoza, E. & Pacheco-Ruiz, I. (2006). Carotenoid composition of marine red algae. Journal of Phycology 42: 1208-1216.

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References
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Schaeffer, T.N., Smith, G.J., Foster, M.S. & DeTomaso, A. (2002). Genetic differences between two growth-forms of Lithophyllum margaritae (Rhodophyta) in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Journal of Phycology 38: 1090-1098.
Vieira-Pinto, T., M.C.Oliveira, J.Bouzon, M.Sissini, J.L.Richards, R.Riosmena-Rodriguez & P.A.Horta (2014). Lithophyllum species from Brazilian coast: range extension of Lithophyllum margaritae and description of Lithophyllum atlanticum sp. nov. (Corallinales, Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta). Phytotaxa 190(1): 355-369, 22 fig., 2 tables.

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