Lithophyllum brachiatum ( ) Me.
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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.
Lithophyllum lithophylloides f. brachiatum Heydrich 1901
This is a marine species.
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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