Pseudolithophyllum Me., 1913
Lectotype species: Pseudolithophyllum fuegianum (Heydrich) M.L.Mendoza & Cabioch
Currently accepted name for the type species: Lithophyllum fuegianum Heydrich
Original publication:Lemoine, M. (1913). Mélobésiées. Revision des Mélobésiées antarctiques. In: Deuxième Expédition Antarctique Française (1908-1910) commandée par le Dr. Jean Charcot, Sciences Naturelles: Documents Scientifiques, Botanique. (Anon. Eds) Vol. 1, pp. 1-67. Paris: Masson et Cie, Éditeurs.
Type designated in Lemoine, Mme P. [=M.] (1978). Typification du genre Pseudolithophyllum Lemoine. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 13: 117.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Schneider, C.W. & Wynne, M.J. (2007). A synoptic review of the classification of red algal genera a half a century after Kylin's "Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen". Botanica Marina 50: 197-249.
Numbers of names and species: There are 39 species names in the database at present, as well as 3 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 7 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 December 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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