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Lithophyllum insipidum W.H.Adey, R.A.Townsend & Boykins

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Lithophylleae
Genus Lithophyllum

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Lithophyllum insipidum W.H.Adey, R.A.Townsend & Boykins
Coral Bay, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Lithophyllum insipidum W.H.Adey, R.A.Townsend & Boykins Coral Bay, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Lithophyllum insipidum W.H.Adey, R.A.Townsend & Boykins 1982: 44, figs 23, 29

Published in: Adey, W.H., Townsend, R.A. & Boykins, W.T. (1982). The crustose coralline algae (Rhodophyta: Corallinaceae) of the Hawaiian Islands. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences 15: [1]-iv, [1]-74, 47 figs.
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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.

Synonym(s)
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General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii (South & Skelton 2003: 725). Holotype: USNC 71-50-17 (South & Skelton 2003: 725).

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Key references
Keats, D.W. (1997). Lithophyllum insipidum Adey, Townsend et Boykins and L. flavescens sp. nov.: two flat lithophylloid coralline algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) abundant in shallow reef environments in Fiji. Phycologia 36: 351-365, 39 figs, 1 table.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Created: 30 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Keats, D.W. (1997). Lithophyllum insipidum Adey, Townsend et Boykins and L. flavescens sp. nov.: two flat lithophylloid coralline algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) abundant in shallow reef environments in Fiji. Phycologia 36: 351-365, 39 figs, 1 table.

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