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Lithophyllum polyclonum Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum polyclonum Foslie 1905: 18

Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). Den botaniske samling [The botanical collection]. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Aarsbertning 1904: 15-18.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Titanoderma polyclonum (Foslie) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva

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

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Titanoderma polyclonum (Foslie) Woelk. et al. as a synonym of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Vestindien? [as used by Krebs = Danish West Indies, now the U.S. Virgin Islands] (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 169). Holotype: Krebs; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A19-1257 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 169).

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Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Silva, P.C. (1985). A taxonomic and nomenclatural reassessment of Tenarea, Titanoderma and Dermatolithon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) based on studies of type and other critical specimens. Phycologia 24: 317-337, 39 figs, 2 tables.

Key references
Foslie, M. (1905). Remarks on northern lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(3): 1-138.

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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