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Lithophyllum paradoxum Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum paradoxum Foslie 1908: 17

Published in: Foslie, M. (1908). Algologiske notiser V. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1908(7): 1-20.
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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), paradoxical.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Praslin, New Mecklenburg (New Ireland), Bismark Archipelago, north of New Guinea (Woelkerling 1998: 320). Holotype: Bory de Saint-Vincent; voyage of the Coquille and Astrolabe, date not indicated; PC Heydrich 47b, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet affixed to a herbarium sheet) (Woelkerling 1998: 320). Notes: Holotype fragments: TRH, unnumbered, includes slide 1337 and one unnumbered slide

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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.

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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