Lithothamnion decutescens Heydrich 1901: 541
Published in: Heydrich, F. (1901). Die Lithothamnien des Museum d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 28: 529-545, pl XI.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Goniolithon decutescens (Heydrich) Foslie ex M.Howe
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Bermuda (Woelkerling 1998: 339). Holotype: collector not indicated but labelled 'Farlow no. 67'; date not indicated; PC unnumbered, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 339). Notes: Holotype fragment: TRH, Farlow no. 67 and Heydrich no. 46a, includes slide 494.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 30 July 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2018.