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Lithophyllum grumosum (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum grumosum (Foslie) Foslie 1898: 10

Published in: Foslie, M. (1898). List of species of the Lithothamnia. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1898(3): 1-11.
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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
Lithothamnion grumosum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: USA: California, Pacific Grove (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 54). Lectotype: W.A. Setchell; in low pools. TRH A6-226 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 54).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion grumosum Foslie 1897

Taxonomic notes
Gabrielson, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2004: 92) consider this a "...poorly delineated species..." requiring further study.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pebble Beach, Monterey, Co., Calif. (Dawson 1960: 40). Lectotype: W. A. Setchell 1594; Jan. 2, 1897; In pools just below low water mark. Herb. U.C 736374 (Dawson 1960: 40).

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Key references
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2018.

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