Lithophyllum dispar (Foslie) Foslie 1909

Lithophyllum dispar (Foslie) Foslie

Current name: Lithophyllum dispar (Foslie) Foslie
Northern California - 08 March 2011. Wendell Wood (

Publication Details
Lithophyllum dispar (Foslie) Foslie 1909: 50

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Lithophyllum tumidulum f. dispar Foslie

Type Information
Type locality: west coast of Whidbey Island, Washington State, USA; (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 161) Lectotype: Setchell & N.L.Gardner Algae of Puget Sound number 658; 28.vii.1901; cast ashore on Ahnfeltia concinna; TRH; A18-1186 (Woelkerling & al. 2005: 161)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 04 August 2006

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 August 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 01 April 2023

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