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Lithophyllum proboscideum (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum proboscideum (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 18

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). New or critical calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1899(5): 1-34.
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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 proboscideum Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Monterey, California, USA (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 192). Holotype: W.A.Setchell 1084A; THR A23-1402 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 192).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a proboscis.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion proboscideum Foslie 1897

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Monterey, California (Dawson 1960: 48). Lectotype: W. A. Setchell 1084a leg. H.P. Johnston; no date; Herb. Trondheim (Dawson 1960: 48). Notes: Isotype is in Herb U.C (736383)

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

Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

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