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Lithophyllum erosum Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum erosum Foslie 1906: 20

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

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 Neogoniolithon erosum (Foslie) W.H.Adey

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

Taxonomic notes
"Not mentioned in any of Foslie's subsequent publications." (Woelkering et al. 2005: 35). - (31 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Magenbay [Magens Bay], St. Thomas Island, Virgin Islands, USA (Maneveldt, van der Merve & Keats 2015: 242). Holotype: TRH A2-101 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 35). Notes: "Børgesen; Vestindien [as used by Børgesen = Danish West Indies, now the U.S. Virgin Islands]; St. Thomas, Magenbay; ‘fjæren [= the tidal zone]’; 1905-1906; slides 1205-1206; [no other collection data]; pfa: Printz 1929, pl. 53, fig. 9," (Woelkering et al. 2005: 35).

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Source of current name
Adey, W.H. (1970). A revision of the Foslie crustose coralline herbarium. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1: 1-46, 13 figs.

Key references
Maneveldt, G.W., van der Merve, E. & Keats, D.W. (2015). Taxonomic review of Hydrolithon samoënse (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) and other taxa found to be conspecific. Phytotaxa 192(4): 230-253.

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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Verified by: 31 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.

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