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Millepora informis Lamarck, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Millepora informis Lamarck 1816: 203, nom. illeg.

Published in: Lamarck, [J.B.A.P.] De (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres, présentant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent; précédée d'une introduction offrant la détermination des characteres essentiels de l'Aanimal , sa distinction du végétal et des autres corps naturels, enfin , l'eexposition des principes fondamentaux de la Zoologie. Tome second. pp. 1-568. Paris: Verdière, Libraire, quai des Augustins, No. 27.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Millepora is .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: according to Woelkerling & Irvine (1986; 76), this is a superfluous substitute name for Phymatolothon calcareum but was included with a question mark in the synonymy of Lithothamnion corallioides by Athanasiadis (2016: 215). - (5 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. & Irvine, L.M. (1986). The typification and status of Phymatolithon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). British Phycological Journal 21: 55-80, 18 figs.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Lamarck's nullipores. In: Non-geniculate Coralline Red Algae and the Paris Muséum: Systematics and Scientific History. (Woelkerling, W.J. & Lamy, D. Eds), pp. 101-404. Paris: Publications Scientifiques du Muséum/A.D.A.C.

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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