Lithophyllum crassum ( ) , nom. illeg.
Lithophyllum crassum (Philippi) Heydrich 1897: 411, nom. illeg.
Published in: Heydrich, F. (1897). Melobesiae. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 15: 403-420, pl. XVIII .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum racemus (Lamarck) Foslie
Lithothamnion crassum Philippi
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea near Sicily (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 247). Lectotype: L 943, 10...34 (Woelkerling 1983: 173).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Lithophyllum crassum Rosanoff, 1866. - (17 Jan 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Basso, D., Fravega, P. & Vanucci, G. (1996). Fossil and living corallinaceans related to the Mediterranean endemic species Lithophyllum racemus (Lamarck) Foslie. Facies 35: 275-292, pls 63-67.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 September 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2018.