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Lithophyllum brachiatum (Heydrich) Me.Lemoine

Publication details
Lithophyllum brachiatum (Heydrich) Me.Lemoine 1929: 44

Published in: Lemoine, Mme P. [M.] (1929). Les Corallinacées de l'Archipel des Galapagos et du Golfe de Panama. Archives du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle [Paris], Sixième Série 4: 37-88, 35 figs, IV pls.
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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
Lithophyllum lithophylloides f. brachiatum Heydrich

Type information
Type locality: Bahia de La Paz, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Woelkerling 1998: 316). Holotype: L. Diguet; 1894; PC No. 14, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 316). Notes: Holotype fragments: TRH, no. 14, includes slide 668; UC 790561

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branched at right angles.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithophyllum lithophylloides f. brachiatum Heydrich 1901

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Riosmena-Rodríguez, R., Woelkerling, W.J. & Foster, M.S. (1999). Taxonomic reassessment of rhodolith-forming species of Lithophyllum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Phycologia 38: 401-417, 23 figs.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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