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Lithophyllum zostericola f. mediocre Foslie 1900

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Corallinophycidae
Order Corallinales
Family Lithophyllaceae
Subfamily Lithophylloideae
Tribe Lithophylleae
Genus Lithophyllum

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Lithophyllum zostericola f. mediocre Foslie
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Lithophyllum zostericola f. mediocre Foslie
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Lithophyllum zostericola f. mediocre Foslie
Dixon Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Epiphytic on Phyllospadix scouleri. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

 

Melobesia mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason Dixon Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Epiphytic on Phyllospadix scouleri
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication details
Lithophyllum zostericola f. mediocre Foslie 1900: 5 (as 'mediocris' )

Published in: Foslie, M. (1900). Five new calcareous algae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(3): 1-6.
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Publication date: between 26.vi.1900 and 31.xii.1900

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 mediocris (Foslie) Setchell & L.R.Mason

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living on or in the flowering plant Zostera.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA (Silva 1979: 319). Holotype: C.L. Anderson; x.1876; no habitat data on type. TRH C18-3337 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 469).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Setchell, W.A. & Mason, L.R. (1943). New or little known crustaceous corallines from Pacific North America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 29: 92-97.

Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 August 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2020.

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