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Lithophyllum illitus Me.Lemoine 1929

Publication details
Lithophyllum illitus Me.Lemoine 1929: 54

Published in: Lemoine, M. (1929). Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab Biologiske Meddelelser 8(1): 19-68, 6 plates.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Harveylithon samoënse (Foslie) A.Rösler, Perfectti, V.Peña & J.C.Braga

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Orotavo [Puerto del la Cruz], Tenerife, Islas Canarias (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 166). Syntype: PC Børgesen 3797a, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 314).

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
Gallardo, T., Bárbara, I., Afonso-Carrillo, J., Bermejo, R., Altamirano, M., Gómez Garreta, A., Barceló Martí, M.C., Rull Lluch, J., Ballesteros, E. & De la Rosa, J. (2016). Nueva lista crítica de las algas bentónicas marinas de España. A new checklist of benthic marine algae of Spain. Algas. Boletín Informativo de la Sociedad Española de Ficología 51: 7-52, 1 fig., 6 tables.

Key references
Afonso Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (1999). Algas, hongos y fanerógamas marinas de las Islas Canarias. Clave analítica. pp. [1] 9-254. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de la Laguna.

Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.

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