Litosiphon pusillus (Carmichael) Harvey 1849
Litosiphon pusillus (Carmichael) Harvey 1849: 43
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). A manual of the British marine algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of all the known British species of sea-weeds. With plates to illustrate all the genera. pp. [i]-lii, -252, 27 pls. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
Publication date: Jul-Dec 1849
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Litosiphon.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey.
Asperococcus pusillus Carmichael
Syntype localities: On Chorda filum Appin [Scotland]: Capt Carmichael. Meadfoot, Devonshire [England], Mrs Griffiths; (Doty & Oguri 1956: 277) Type: TCD?;
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 01 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 07 November 2011
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 November 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 September 2022