Lithophyllum zostericola Foslie 1900: 5 (as 'zostericolum' )
Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Five new calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(3): 1-6.
Publication date: between 26.vi.1900 and 31.xii.1900
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pneophyllum zostericola (Foslie) D.Fujita
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living on or in the flowering plant Zostera.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Art. 23.2 "... the usage of the word element -cola as an adjective is a correctable error." - (27 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Marine Lab. at Sagami Prov., Japan (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 136). Lectotype: Yendo 1899 No. 1; 1899; on Zostera. TRH A15-985 (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 136).
Source of current name
Fujita, D. (1988). Fosliella zostericola (Foslie) Segawa (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in culture. Japanese Journal of Phycology 36: 48-51.
Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2019.