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Lithophyllum aequinoctiale Foslie 1909

Publication details
Lithophyllum aequinoctiale Foslie 1909: 47

Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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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 aequinoctiale (Foslie) Foslie

Type information
Type locality: St. Thomé [= São Tomé], Rotas Island, [São Tomé and Príncipe] (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 220). Holotype: Quintas; no date; no habitat data on type. TRH A28-1587 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 220).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Transferred without change in rank into the newly established genus Porolithon later in the same paper. - (13 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

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Verified by: 13 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2021.

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