Lithothamnium Philippi, 1837, nom. rejic.
Lectotype species: Lithothamnium byssoides (Lamarck) Philippi
Currently accepted name for the type species: Lithophyllum byssoides (Lamarck) Foslie
Original publication: Philippi, R.A. (1837). Beweis, dass die Nulliporen Pflanzen sind. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 3: 387-393, figs 2-6, pl. IX.
Type designated in: Lemoine, Mme P. [=M.] (1911). Structure anatomique des Mélobésiées. Application à la classification. Annales de l'Institut Océanographique, Monaco 2(2): 1-213, 14 figs, 3 folded tables, pls I-V.
Precise date of publication: 1837 (more precise date not determined). The requirements for valid publication are specified in the ICBN (International Code of Botanical Nomenclature).
Fossil: This is a genus of fossil species, or a genus with a fossil type species, or a genus the type species of which was originally described as a fossil.
The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2021-04-03 by E.A. Molinari Novoa.
Taxonomic status: This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as neuter.
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.
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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 April 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 March 2023