Lithophyllum dentatum f. sandvicensis Foslie 1901

Publication Details
Lithophyllum dentatum f. sandvicensis Foslie 1901: 11

Published in: Foslie, M. (1901). New Melobesieae. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1900(6): 1-24.

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Publication date: 18.ii.1901

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 Porolithon sandvicense (Foslie) Foslie.

Type Information
Type locality: Sandwich Islands [now the State of Hawaii of the United States]; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 225) Holotype: Barnard; no date; no habitat data on type; TRH; A28-1605 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 225)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 January 2015 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda.

Last updated: 01 March 2019

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