Lithophyllum canescens (Foslie) Foslie 1905

Publication Details
Lithophyllum canescens (Foslie) Foslie 1905: 8

Published in: Foslie, M. (1905). New lithothamnia and systematical remarks. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1905(5): 1-9.

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Publication date: etween 25.viii.1905 and 30.iv.1906

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Melobesia canescens Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: Marine Laboratory, Prov. of Sagami, Pacific coast of middle Japan; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 143) Holotype: K.Yendo; 1899; "paa [= on] Padina arborescens"; TRH; A17-1023 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 143)

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), becoming white; applied to plants covered with greyish-white pubescence.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 August 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2023

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