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Lithophyllum depressum Villas-Boas, Figueiredo & Riosmena-Rodriguez 2009

Publication details
Lithophyllum depressum Villas-Boas, Figueiredo & Riosmena-Rodriguez in Villas-Boas & al. 2009: 245, figs 13- 21

Published in: Villas-Boas, A.B., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Amado-Filho, G.M., Maneveldt, G.W. & de O. Figueiredo, M.A. (2009). Rhodolith-forming species of Lithophyllum (Corallinales; Rhodophyta) from Espírito Santo State, Brazil, including the description of L. depressum sp. nov.. Phycologia 48(4): 237-248, 21 figs, 2 tables.
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Publication date: July 2009

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.

Type information
Type locality: Southern coast of Espírito Santo State, Brazil (40º38'46.1"W, 20º53'69.3"S) (Villas-Boas et al. 2009: 245). Holotype: A.B. Villas-Boas; 6 April 2005; RB 454263 (Villas-Boas et al. 2009: 245). Notes: Isotype: RB 454266.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), depressed.

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

Habitat notes
At 17-19 m depth; one of the most abundant rhodolith-forming coralline algal species (Villas-Boas et al. 2009: 245). - (27 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum depressum Villas-Boas, Figueiredo & Riosmena-Rodriguez)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Villas-Boas et al. 2009).

Key references
Torrano-Silva, B.N., Vieira, B.R., Riosmena-Rodríguez, R. & Oliveira, M.C. (2018). Guidelines for DNA barcoding of coralline alge, focusing on Lithophylloideae (Corallinales) from Brazil. Botanica Marina 61(2): 127-140.

Created: 27 April 2010 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 21 May 2018 by G.M. Guiry

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Villas-Boas, A.B., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Amado-Filho, G.M., Maneveldt, G.W. & de O. Figueiredo, M.A. (2009). Rhodolith-forming species of Lithophyllum (Corallinales; Rhodophyta) from Espírito Santo State, Brazil, including the description of L. depressum sp. nov.. Phycologia 48(4): 237-248, 21 figs, 2 tables.

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.

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