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Lithoderma maculiforme Wollny 1881

Publication details
Lithoderma maculiforme Wollny 1881: 31, pl. II: figs 1-4

Published in: Wollny, R. (1881). Die Meeresalgen von Helgoland. Hedwigia 20: 1-8, 17-32, pls I, II.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithoderma is Lithoderma fatiscens Areschoug.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Petroderma maculiforme (Wollny) Kuckuck

Type information
Type locality: Helgoland (Athanasiadis 1996: 187).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spot-shaped (Stearn 1985).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Kuckuck, P. (1897). Bemerkungen zur marinen Algenvegetation von Helgoland. II. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen, Neue Folge 2: 371-400, 21 figs.

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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