Lithophyllum absimile Foslie & M.Howe 1907

Publication Details
Lithophyllum absimile Foslie & M.Howe 1907: 27

Published in: Foslie, M. (1907). Algologiske notiser IV. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1907(6): 1-30.

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Publication date: between 30.ix.1907 and 27.i.1908

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 Spongites absimilis (Foslie & M.Howe) Afonso-Carrillo.

Type Information
Type locality: Sandy Bay, near Montego Bay, Jamaica; (Yoshida 1998: 573) Holotype: Howe No. 4965; no habitat data; marked "over anden art [= overgrowing another species]"; TRH; A3-132 (Yoshida 1998: 573)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 July 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 July 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 August 2022

 
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