Lithophyllum zostericola 1900
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
Type locality: Marine Lab. at Sagami Prov., Japan (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 136). Lectotype: Yendo 1899 No. 1; 1899; on Zostera. TRH A15-985 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 136).
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.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum zostericola Foslie)
Asia: China (Tseng 1984).
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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2021.