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Lithophyllum cuneatum Keats

Publication details
Lithophyllum cuneatum Keats 1995: 151, figs 1-23

Published in: Keats, D.W. (1995). Lithophyllum cuneatum sp. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta), a new species of non-geniculate coralline alga semi-endophytic in Hydrolithon onkodes and Neogoniolithon sp. from Fiji, South Pacific. Phycological Research 43(3): 151-160, 23 figs, 3 tables.

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), wedge-shaped (Brown 1956).

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

Distributional notes
Tahitian fossil material examined by Woelkerling et al. (2013:391). - (30 Sep 2013) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Semi endophytic in Hydrolithon onkodes (Woelkerling et al. 2013). - (30 Sep 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Makuluva I., Suva Barrier Reef, Fiji (South & Skelton 2003: 725). Holotype: Keats; 19 June 1994; on Hydrolithon onkodes, 6 m depth. L UWC94/1135 (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Keats' collection number 94/1135; L 0535514 (barcode) (Woelkerling et al., 2013: 390).

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Key references
South, G.R. & Skelton, P.A. (2003). Catalogue of the marine benthic macroalgae of the Fiji Islands, South Pacific. Australian Systematic Botany 16: 699-758.

Woelkerling, W.J., Iryu, Y. & Bassi, D. (2013). Fossil semi-endophytic species of Lithophyllum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from Tahiti, including L. kenjikonishii sp. nov., and their taphonomic signatures. Phycologia 52(5): 387-397.

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Verified by: 30 September 2013 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Keats, D.W. (1995). Lithophyllum cuneatum sp. nov. (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta), a new species of non-geniculate coralline alga semi-endophytic in Hydrolithon onkodes and Neogoniolithon sp. from Fiji, South Pacific. Phycological Research 43(3): 151-160, 23 figs, 3 tables.

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Wendy 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 19 September 2018.

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