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Lithophyllum tumidulum Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum tumidulum Foslie 1901: 5

Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). New forms of Lithothamnia. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1901(3): 1-6.
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Publication date: between 27.vii.1901 and 31.xii.1901

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), somewhat swollen, protuberant or tumid.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dermatolithon tumidulum (Foslie) Foslie 1909
Tenarea tumidulum (Foslie) W.H.Adey 1970
Titanoderma tumidulum (Foslie) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva 1985

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 167). Holotype: not indicated; no date; on Gelidium. TRH A18-1243 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 167).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum tumidulum Foslie)
Asia: China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014, Titlyanov et al. 2015), Japan (Okamura 1936, Woelkerling & Campbell 1992 , Titlyanov et al. 2019), Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1994), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012).

(as Dermatolithon tumidulum (Foslie) Foslie)
Asia: Japan (Segawa 1981), Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1980), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Tenarea tumidulum (Foslie) W.H.Adey)
Asia: Korea (Lee & Kang 1986), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014).

(as Titanoderma tumidulum (Foslie) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Yonaguni Island (Titlyanov et al. 2016).

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.

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