Lithophyllum marginatum (Setchell & Foslie) Setchell & Foslie 1905

Publication Details
Lithophyllum marginatum (Setchell & Foslie) Setchell & Foslie 1905: 9

Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). New lithothamnia and systematical remarks. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(5): 1-9.

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Publication date: etween 25.viii.1905 and 30.iv.1906

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 Melobesia marginata Setchell & Foslie.

Melobesia marginata Setchell & Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: Bodega Bay, California.; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 230) Lectotype: Gibbs no. 68; 10.xii.1898; on "Laurencia pinnatifida"; TRH; B1-1629 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 229) Notes: Dawson 1960 stated that the lectotype, Setchell & Gibbs 68, Dec 1898 is in Herb. Trondheim. an isotype is in Herb. U.C (194576)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), margined (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 February 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda.

Last updated: 22 February 2014

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 February 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 August 2022

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