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Lithophyllum cristatum f. ramosissimum Heydrich

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Lithophylleae
Genus Lithophyllum

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Lithophyllum cristatum f. ramosissimum Heydrich
Corsica, Mediterranean; M. Verlaque legit; specimen in TSB.. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

Lithophyllum cristatum f. ramosissimum Heydrich
Corsica, Mediterranean; M. Verlaque legit; specimen in TSB.. Mirella Coppola di Canzano. © Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it).

 

Pterosiphonia hamata E.S.Sinova

Titanoderma ramosissimum (Heydrich) Bressan & Cabioch Corsica, Mediterranean; M. Verlaque legit; specimen in TSB.
© Mirella Coppola di Canzano (mirella.coppoladicanzano@fastwebnet.it)

Publication details
Lithophyllum cristatum f. ramosissimum Heydrich 1902: 473 (as 'ramosissima' )

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1902). Quelques nouvelles Mélobésiées due Muséum d'histoire naturelles de Paris. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 8: 473-476.

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 Lithophyllum woelkerlingii Alongi, Cormaci & G.Furnari

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: [Algeria] (Woelkerling 1998: 308). Lectotype: collector not indicated; date not indicated; PC missing; see comments in publication (Woelkerling 1998: 308). Notes: Also TRH, unnumbered, includes slide 847; designated by Printz, 1929: pl. 56, legend to fig. 15.

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Source of current name
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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