Lithophyllum antillarum & M.
Lithophyllum antillarum Foslie & M.Howe 1906: 579, fig. 2; pls 25, 26
Published in: Foslie, M. & Howe, M.A. (1906). Two new coralline algae from Culebra, Porto Rico. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 33: 577-580, 3 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porolithon onkodes (Heydrich) Foslie
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antilles.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Culebra Island, Puerto Rico (Woelkerling 1998: 302). Holotype: M.A. Howe No. 4373; 7.iii.1906; on reef near low water mark. NY 945452 Notes: Isotypes: PC, Howe 4373, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym); BM, algal box collection 899; NY (Woelkerling, 1993: 28); TRH A27-1565: Howe no. 4373, including slides 1085, 1086 and two unnumbered slides. At low-water mark on a coral reef at Flamingo Bay, Culebra Island, Puerto Rico (INA).
Source of current name
Maneveldt, G.W. & Keats, D.W. (2014). Taxonomic review based on new data of the reef-building alga Porolithon onkodes (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) along with other taxa found to be conspecific. Phytotaxa 190(1): 216-249, 67 fig., 2 tables.
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.
Created: 28 July 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 February 2017 by Paul Gabrielson
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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 19 September 2018.