Lithophyllum simile Foslie 1909: 30
Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), like, resembling, similar (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: St. Thomé [= São Tomé Island, São Tomé and Príncipe] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 187). Holotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; TRH A22-1379, ex Jard. bot. Coimbra no. 33, includes slide 599 (Woelkerling 1998: 327). Notes: Holotype fragment: PC, unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym).
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
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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