Harveylithon rupestre ( ) A.Rösler, Perfectti, V.Peña & J.C.Braga
Harveylithon rupestre (Foslie) A.Rösler, Perfectti, V.Peña & J.C.Braga 2016: 424, fig. 6
Published in: Rösler, A., Perfectti, F., Peña, V. & Braga, J.C. (2016). Phylogenetic relationships of Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): taxonomic implications for reef-building corallines. Journal of Phycology 52(3): 412-431.
Publication date: 2016
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Harveylithon.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lithophyllum rupestre Foslie
Holotype locality: Ocean Beach, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia (Woelkerling & Campbell 1992: 100). Holotype: C.J. Gabriel; April 1905; TRH A3-149 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 41). Notes: Type pictured by Printz (1929, pl. LIV, fig. 1 as Lithophyllum) and Penrose (1990, fig. 54A-D).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rocky, rock-dwelling (Stearn 1973).
"Alien species" in the Mediterranean reported from Croatia (Wolf et al. 2015; Cormaci, Furnari & Alongi 2017: 269). - (20 Dec 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.
Wolf, M.A., Maneveldt, G.W., Kaleb, S., Moro, I. & Falace, A. (2015). Morphological and molecular characterization of Hydrolithon rupestre (Corallinaceae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta): first report from the Mediterranean Sea. Phytotaxa 224(1): 59-71.
Created: 14 July 2016 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 20 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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