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Lithophyllum intermedium Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum intermedium Foslie 1906: 23

Published in: Foslie, M. (1906). Algologiske notiser II. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1906(2): 1-28.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Florida [USA], Jamaica, Barbados, St. Jan (Foslie 1906: 23). Lectotype: TRH A6-275 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 55). Notes: Lectotype is from St Jan [U.S. Virgin Islands]. Woelkerling et al. (2015: 55) give lectotype details as follows: "Børgesen; Vestindien [as used by Børgesen = Danish West Indies, now the U.S. Virgin Islands]; St. Jan, Cruxbay [= Cruz Bay]; ‘i fjæren [= in the tidal zone]’; 24.iii.1906 [but see Note]; slides 1218-1219, 1256; Børgesen collection number 2196; pfa: Printz 1929, pl. 57, figs 7-8; [Note: Lectotype of Lithophyllum intermedium Foslie. Additional data — Woelkerling 1993: 129. Box marked ‘(med [= with] Gon. not. & L. decip. f. caribaea)’. Slides 1218 & 1219 dated ‘24.iii.1906’ but slide 1256 dated ‘6.iii.1906’]; TRH A6-275."

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Richards, J.L., Gabrielson, P.W., Hughey, J.R. & Freshwater, D.W. (2018). A re-evaluation of subtidal Lithophyllum species (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from North Carolina, USA, and the proposal of L. searlesii sp. nov.. Phycologia 57(3): 318-330.

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.

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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