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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.

Basionym
Melobesia canescens Foslie

Type information
Type locality: at the Marine Laboratory, Prov. of Sagami, Pacific coast of middle Japan (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 143). Holotype: Y.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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Titanoderma canescens (Foslie) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva 1985

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum canescens (Foslie) Foslie)
North America: Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).

Central America: Costa Rica (Fernández-García & al. 2011), El Salvador (Fernández-García & al. 2011).

South America: Galápagos Islands (Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011).

Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).

(as Titanoderma canescens (Foslie) Woelkerling, Y.M.Chamberlain & P.C.Silva)
North America: Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001).

Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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