Lithophyllum decussatum (J.Ellis & Solander) Philippi 1837

Publication Details
Lithophyllum decussatum (J.Ellis & Solander) Philippi 1837: 389

Published in: Philippi, R.A. (1837). Beweis, dass die Nulliporen Pflanzen sind. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 3: 387-393, figs 2-6, pl. IX.

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.

Millepora decussata J.Ellis & Solander

Type Information
Type locality: coast of Portugal; (Ellis & Solander 1786: 131) Notes: Type: lost or missing (Dixon 1960, Woelkerling 1983: 304-307, Woelkerling 1998: 251-252).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 December 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 September 2023

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