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Lithophyllum elegans (Foslie) Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum elegans (Foslie) Foslie 1900: 20

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Revised systematical survey of the Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(5): 1-22.
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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.

Basionym
Lithothamnion elegans Foslie

Type information
Type locality: Kalifornia-Golfen [= Gulf of California], México (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 188). Holotype: Anon; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A23-1383 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 188).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lithothamnion elegans Foslie 1895

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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: 25 October 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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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 12 November 2018.

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