Litosiphon pusillus (Carmichael) Harvey 1849

Publication Details
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, [1]-252, 27 pls. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row.

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Publication date: Jul-Dec 1849

Type Species
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

Type Information
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).

General Environment
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.; searched on 09 December 2023

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