Holotype species: Pseudolithoderma fatiscens (Kuckuck) Svedelius
Currently accepted name for the type species: Pseudolithoderma extensum (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) S.Lund
Original publication and holotype designation: Kjellman, F.R. & Svedelius, N. (1911). Lithodermataceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien, Nachträge zum 1 T., 2 Abt. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 173-176. Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as neuter.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Silberfeld, T., Rousseau, F. & Reviers, B. de (2014). An updated classification of brown algae (Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 35(2): 117-156.
Swedish: Brunhudar (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).
Numbers of names and species: There are 11 species names in the database at present, of which 10 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..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 December 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 November 2020.